November 2015 archive

Planning a prom on a budget

It’s possible to look a million dollars with the tightest of purse strings

Your prom is an event to be excited about for  many months in advance; the opportunity to dress up to the nines, travel in luxury, attend a top venue and best of all spend it with your best friends.

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Why your old boiler could be costing you big

With winter just around the corner, you might be starting to think about ways to stay warm at home while keeping your heating bills to a minimum. One area of your property you may need to turn your attention to is your boiler. If you’ve got an ageing, inefficient heating system, it could be adding hundreds of pounds onto your household bills every year. Let’s take a look at why your old boiler could be costing you big. (more…)

How effective office design can help to keep stress under control

Snowed under with emails, a phone that won’t stop ringing and a seemingly endless cycle of looming deadlines. Sound familiar? We all experience work-related stress at some point or another, but excessive amounts can interfere with productivity and have an adverse effect on our mental and physical wellbeing. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to take the pressure off at work – and office design is one of them. Let’s take a look at some of the ways in which the set-up of your work environment can help to stave off stress. (more…)