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How to Ensure Your Complete Safety when Working Near an Electrical Source

Electrical safety is a primary concern in any type of building, repair, or maintenance project. So regardless of if you are simply planning repairs at home or are planning to undertake a bigger maintenance or repair issue in your business premises, you must make sure that you and everyone else is safe at all times when it comes to electrical hazards. Some of the most common electrical hazards are electrical

A Guide to the Best UK Cathedrals to Visit this Christmas

Cathedrals can be amongst the best places to visit during the festive period to get you in the Christmas spirit. As well as reminding you of the meaning behind the celebration, these magnificent buildings are always well-decorated with the choral sounds adding to the Christmassy vibe. Where ever you are in the UK, you won’t be too far away from a spectacular Cathedral. Historically city status was only granted to

Why are so many students choosing to study abroad?

The high cost of UK universities, diminished employment opportunities upon graduation and an enriched cultural experience are all reasons why an increasing number of students choose to study overseas.   Global citizenship The British Council published figures in April 2014 that revealed ‘that 37% of UK respondents were considering studying overseas, an increase of 17% on the previous year.’ Many international seats of learning offer world-class courses and give the

Valuable Art Is in Demand

Everything has its price and when it comes to art it can be a high one. Despite a temporary export ban being put on a valuable piece of art by the Government, once the three month ‘stay of execution’ expired the painting by the French painter Charles Le Brun was lost to the Metropolitan in New York. No one could come up with the $12.3m needed to keep it in

Fraud prevention: Best practice for you business

The sad fact of the matter is that the level of vigilance which would render fraud completely impossible within a business, would also cripple any normal company. To have this degree of control and transparency within a company is simply impractical; it would be too costly and make any business completely inefficient. Yet with corporate fraud in privately owned companies costing the UK an estimated £45bn every year, tackling the

What is the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme?

Every start-up business needs help when it comes to getting their new venture off the ground, and there are a number of investment schemes that enable early stage enterprises to get the funding they require to progress their business further. The Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) is a popular route for companies and investors, however, for those unfamiliar with investing and seeking investment accessing such a scheme can be particular

How to Cope with Infidelity in a Relationship

Despite various fluctuations over the course of the last decade, the divorce rate in the UK has remained relatively steady at 42% since 2002. There are multiple potential reasons for this, although some experts have suggested that the impact of the Great Recession and subsequent economic decline has also accounted for numerous relationships. Even with this in mind, however, the majority of statistics seem to indicate that infidelity and mistrust

Be Penny Wise, Not Penny Foolish

You have undoubtedly heard all of the media reports which have described how the housing boom is back in the UK. While this has certainly been good news for property agents, commercial lenders, and home sellers, there are those who worry that we are creating another housing bubble, similar to the one that came crashing down around us in 2007. Perhaps if the Bank of England raises interest rates, the

5 Reasons Why You Should Consider a UK Apprenticeship

For those leaving school or college, there are many paths that you can take to purchase your dream career. One popular route is becoming an apprentice, and students of all ages find this option an exciting journey that leads to great employment prospects. Still not convinced? The education experts at Getting-In.com explore 5 reasons why every student should consider a UK apprenticeship as their next step… 1. Earn while you