Category: Business

How can asbestos affect property transactions?

Posted on: September 23, 2020

Asbestos is now known to be dangerous. The presence of asbestos can affect both sales and purchases. Purchasers should ensure that they obtain a survey, particularly if their property was built prior to the outlawing of asbestos in 1999. Image Credit What is asbestos and how was it used? Asbestos covers several types of fibrous minerals. It was used because of its useful properties including fire resistance, insulation and sound proofing. It was cheap. In…

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Learn How to Maintain Industrial Roofing Properly

Posted on: September 15, 2020

There are a lot of different types of roofs that can be used in construction, such as wood and shingles, metal roofs, or tile roofs, just to name a few. All these types of roofs are made up of different materials. Wood and shingles are made from wood fibres that are then covered with a protective layer of cement, while metal roofs are made up of sheets of steel that have been bonded together and…

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Are you Considering a Career as a Glazier?

Posted on: September 15, 2020

What is a Glazier? A glazier works with glass and undertake a wide range of different jobs will a variety of skills required and difficulty levels. Usually, they will be provided with a job brief, outlining the specifications of a job – this can range from repairing a broken window, cutting glass, or installing floor to ceiling windows on a skyscraper – all of these jobs require the specialist skills of a glazier – when…

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Why everyone now wants their own home office

Posted on: September 2, 2020

When Prime Minister Boris Johnson made the announcement back in March that everyone in England should stay at home except for essential reasons, there was an explosion in the number of people working from home. Image Credit This led to many people making do with laptops on their knees on the sofa or sharing the dining room table with children embarking on their home learning odyssey. As children return to school for the start of…

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What is Public Relations?

Posted on: August 27, 2020

Public Relations is the art of purposely influencing the dissemination and release of information among the public about an individual or business. Publicity and PR are different in that PR usually focuses on public release, while publicity is generally controlled externally, and not as controlled as PR. The aim of PR is to inform the public about the products and services offered by a company or a person, whereas publicity attempts to influence public opinion…

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Does your business need its own server?

Posted on: August 26, 2020

Are you setting up a business? Trying to get your head around all the policies you need to adhere to and all the things you need to buy? If you have five or more workstations, you should add a server to the long list! Image Credit What is a server? A server may sound a little daunting, but it is one of the most valuable pieces of kit you can invest in when running a…

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Making your offices welcoming for visitors

Posted on: August 13, 2020

Visitors are a certainty in most businesses and these can be people coming for interviews, suppliers visiting for meetings and your customers and clients visiting for initial meetings and catch up sessions throughout the time that they are working with you. Image credit Making your visitors feel welcome in your offices helps to build trust and loyalty and you will find that they will then talk to their friends and family about their experience. You…

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The changes to the mortgage business since 2008

Posted on: June 30, 2020

Mortgages have changed considerably since the financial crash of 2008. One of the main reasons that was cited was the lack of decent Mortgages being arranged. Too many mortgages were agreed to that, in hindsight, did not have the correct and proper checks and balances. In some cases just declaring what you earned, without proof of a payslip, was acceptable. Also mortgage of 95 to 100% were agreed. Some were even for over 100% and…

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Signing people into your business event

Posted on: May 13, 2020

When it comes to holding a business event you have a mountain of options to choose from. For some it is all about showing off the latest product or gathering together like minded suppliers to offer the latest stock to buyers or maybe it is about sharing information. There are a number of ways in which you might like to use a Visitor Management System such as the ones from https://www.ofec.co.uk/web-and-software-development-services/digital-visitors-and-staff-signing-in-book.aspx to be able to…

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How commercial office cleaning can help your business

Posted on: May 12, 2020

We all know that a Commercial cleaning Gloucester company can have your office sparkling clean in no time and that by regularly using Commercial cleaning from Intocleaning you can improve the overall hygiene and look of your office space. But there are many more reasons as to why you should look to using cleaning services. Image Credit Makes a good impression When you look to run your own business from an office space you will…

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Why You Should Use Reconditioned Catering Equipment

Why You Should Use Reconditioned Catering Equipment

Posted on: May 6, 2020

A good commercial kitchen can set you back many tens of thousands of pounds, whether it’s top-of-the-line equipment or the bare necessities of your trade. And these costs are on top of the day-to-day running expenses of premises, staff, stock, advertising and kitting out the dining area. In fact, there aren’t many areas in catering where you can economize without it obviously affecting the end product. But there is at least one which can have…

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Tread carefully when using PPC for your business

Posted on: May 4, 2020

Any good business owner or manager is only too well aware that a good marketing campaign is the lifeblood of the company. You could offer the finest products or services in the world, but if your prospective customers don’t get to hear about them, then they might as well not exist. Image Credit It’s All Gone Digital Word of mouth and print media such as newspapers and magazines used to be the way forward, but…

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