contractors

How Contractors Can Get Ahead in 2019

Contractors, freelancers and the self-employed made up a record high of 15.1% of the workforce in 2017. Contracting has many benefits, but the unsecure nature of the work means financial security is one of ebbs, flows and unpredictable income streams. Successful contractors know that planning ahead is key to staying at the top of their game. This is especially important as we enter the somewhat … Continue reading How Contractors Can Get Ahead in 2019

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Gutter care for your office building

Basic reasons behind keeping your guttering in optimum condition. Introduction When considering the maintenance of our offices and commercial properties, the chances are that guttering and the associated piping is well down on the list of priorities; always assuming they’re considered at all. The problem for the humble gutter is that it is largely a case of “out of sight, out of mind” and since … Continue reading Gutter care for your office building

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Gender diversity in construction: reviewing the response

It’s an issue that has dominated the headlines in recent years — gender discrimination is still rife in the workplace, through a lack of job opportunities, passed over promotions, and verbal comments. There is also a particular problem with gender diversity in the construction industry. Despite the industry struggling with a skilled workers shortage, the sector seems to be having a hard time shaking off … Continue reading Gender diversity in construction: reviewing the response

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4 Reasons Why an Escape Room is The Perfect Activity For Your Next Family Outing

It isn’t easy to find a fun activity that the whole family will enjoy. After all, everyone has their own distinct interests and tastes which very rarely intertwine. Going to the movies? Mum and dad probably don’t want to watch another Pixar film, and the kids won’t be interested in a historical biopic. Going out for dinner? How do you find a compromise between McDonald’s … Continue reading 4 Reasons Why an Escape Room is The Perfect Activity For Your Next Family Outing

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Automotive technology: Then and now

It doesn’t matter what car you drive, you’re probably used to the comforts of modern automotive technology. Technology today is so advanced that our vehicles do a lot more than simply get us to our destination. Many drivers will remember a time when vehicles were simpler and came without any added extras. To take you through some of the most useful automotive technology inventions and … Continue reading Automotive technology: Then and now

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Technology Required for Building a Sales Funnel

Now that you have generated the much-coveted attention for your brand, you need to figure out how you can use that attention to make sales happen. It is not an easy task to achieve but your effort to make your brand successful will need a few more steps to be taken. Sales funnel directing your customers to complete a sales process successfully. In order to … Continue reading Technology Required for Building a Sales Funnel

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Five Ways To Ensure Logs Burn Brightly

The popularity of multi-fuel and log burning stoves continues to increase, here are five tips to ensure they operate to maximum efficiency with the wood burning brightly and emitting the maximum amount of heat to warm your home. Choose Hardwood Logs Hardwood, from trees that lose their leaves in the autumn, are superior to evergreen softwoods because the timber grows slowly and is more dense.  … Continue reading Five Ways To Ensure Logs Burn Brightly

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A guide to correcting your posture in the office and avoiding ‘tech neck’

Long-lasting damage can happen in the body due to bad posture – fact! Recent research, which investigated the effects of technology on our posture, has coined the term ‘tech neck’ — pain and wrinkles across the neck and chest that are derived from time spent looking at computers and handheld devices. Poor posture is a growing problem A complaint such as ‘tech neck’ is just … Continue reading A guide to correcting your posture in the office and avoiding ‘tech neck’