Well done Ian the Marathon Man!

1.25 million bottles of water and energy drinks... 80,000 sore feet.... 2000 plasters.... 1263 portable toilets... 300 stretchers on stand by... But only one Refresh Perk employee.... What are we talking about? It can only be the London Marathon 2018 which our very...

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Perk up your Vending This January

January is drab but here at Perk we think it shouldn’t be that way, which is why our vending options are designed to put a smile on your face and a spring in your step. What do we do differently? Choice. Variety is the spice of life and we keep our pulse on the latest...

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We have Moved!

Moving from one place to another is totes emosh. We did a lot of growing and evolving at our old home and we loved every minute of it but the time came for us to expand so 'Find a New Home' became the top item on The Perk 'To Do' list. We were searching for a long...

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We are Ready for The Sugar Tax – are you?

History is littered with examples of taxes. In first century AD the Romans taxed urine, Peter the Great taxed beards on Nobles in Russia and the late 18th Century in the UK saw the arrival of the Hat Tax. All tax generally seems to have the same effect...  people use...

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The All New Raspberry and Cranberry Drench is All That

We did try hiring a marching band to tell you just how delicious the new Raspberry and Cranberry Drench drink tastes... but the baton twiddler is on holiday. Obviously we approached a town crier hoping he would ring his bell and yell to inform everyone within earshot...

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Perk to the Rescue This Mother’s Day

It's Mother's Day this weekend and you have forgotten to get her a gift. You are seeing her tonight, there's no time to stop at a shop on your way over to hers, so all you have to work with are the contents of your desk drawer and the vending machine. Don't panic. We...

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Mini Eggs Have Landed

Mini Eggs mean Easter is coming! How do we know it's Easter? No it's not because we look at the calendar... and no it's not because of the daffodils and bunnies hopping about. We have a more reliable way to know that Easter is on it's way. We know that when Cadbury's...

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How to Make Your Humpday Happy.

Aaaah Humpday, the mid point of the week; the summit of the mountain before the easy downward descent to the weekend. It’s a plateau of opportunity so ensure you enjoy Humpday to it’s fullest. Will you go for a twirl so you can spin deliciously through Wednesday? Will...

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Is it Always Good to Share?

We are taught as children that sharing is good. We cannot deny there are obvious benefits to sharing; it can make society a fairer place and ensures that people in need don’t go without. In these situations we don’t have a problem with sharing. In fact, we actively...

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New Products for 2017

‘New year, new products’ that’s our motto so you can expect some temptingly tasty new products to land in a Refresh Vending Machine near you. McCoys Flame Grilled Steak Open a bag and indulge on ridged crisps of flavoursome loveliness. You won’t be disappointed. Mini...

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How to be Promoted to The Nice List

Right, Santa is coming and you are most definitely on the naughty list... apparently he has checked all your Facebook posts and he is NOT impressed with your antics this year. FEAR NOT! There is still time to avoid a stocking full of coal and earn promotion to the...

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Good Looking Merchandising

Have you ever gone to a vending machine with the urge for something, but you aren't quite sure what that something is? You know you are thirsty or a little peckish but you haven't the faintest idea of what it is that you are craving. You know that there is the perfect...

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We’re Feeling Festive

  Look! We've been making some Perky Christmas Decorations! Some people may argue that we have too much time on our hands but we see it as an essential activity. You see, there aren't enough paper cup reindeer, snowmen or angels in the world and we see it as our job...

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Our 5 Favourite Secret Santa Mugs!

So you have a Secret Santa thing going down at work but what do you buy? It needs to be something fun, something useable (otherwise it's a totes waste of dosh) and something affordable. Instead of wracking your brain for the perfect gift idea, get a mug. Trust us....

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How Do You Know if You Are a Coffee Addict?

  You like coffee. You sometimes think you couldn't face the world without it. But have you ever stopped to consider just how addicted to coffee you really are? Take our quiz below to discover your true level of commitment to the coffee bean... Do you quite regularly...

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