Since ISAs were introduced in 1999, millions of people in the UK have taken advantage of the tax-free savings opportunities they offer. Interest rates differ according to the provider and there are two kinds of ISA; cash and investment. The latter is also known as a stocks and shares ISA and is becoming increasingly popular with those who are looking for potentially higher returns. (more…)
When it comes to the protection of intellectual property, the terms copyright, trademark and patent are used; often they are confused with one another and it can lead to issues at a later date if a product or brand is copied.
It’s crucial to use an expert such as London IP if a business has any intellectual property queries as they must be resolved before any problems lead to legal headaches so here is an explanation of each term and where they would be relevant. (more…)
Making the decision to start your own company and become self-employed is incredibly exciting. It’s the opportunity of a lifetime to launch your own unique business and know that you’ll be credited with the success after all the hard work you put in.
Planning the launch though is an area which takes a great amount of organisation. You need to consider where you will work, your marketing and PR and consider where the initial finances will need to be utilised as a priority.
Often we are told that freezing a hard drive after data loss may help recover the files. This is an urban myth which is discussed at length in data recovery forums. Many users claim to have recovered all their data after freezing their hard drive. There are reasons why this may help in certain circumstances, but there are also reasons why this can be very dangerous. (more…)
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.
Are you one of these people that simply plug and unplug USB drives at will taking the term ‘plug and play’ quite literally? Well most people are, but it may be a dangerous game. Don’t become a victim of data recovery services read why you should always eject your flash device. (more…)
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…)
So, you’ve paid for lessons and passed your driving test. Now it’s time to get insurance. But as a young driver, how much can you expect to pay for the privilege of covering your car? Here, we take a look at the cost of car insurance for motorists like you. (more…)
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…)
When you have decided to take on a housekeeper you then need to start thinking about how you are going to choose the right one. This is a process that is best facilitated by an interview. This means real interviewing of potential housekeepers. When you think about it, if you are going to allow someone full access to your home, it is probably a good idea to give them a detailed interview, just to get an idea of what they are like as a person and what they will bring to the housework process. More and more people are interviewing housekeepers from http://www.supacare.com now, and seeing it as a viable way to ensure that they get the right person for the job. It actually makes a lot of sense too, because chances are you’ll be in the house with them at least every now and then. It has to be a person you are happy talking to.
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