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July set to bring some heated battles in the horse racing calendar

Whist the world’s eyes might be firmly focuses on Wimbledon and the Euro 2016 tournament this July, it’s important to remember that the month will also host a lot of the UK’s biggest horse racing events. As we reach the end of Royal Ascot season, the attention of the hundreds of thousands of horse racing fans around the world will be on the busy July schedule ahead. There are just a few days left until the start of the month’s...

The Philanthropy Lottery

Making sure as much money as possible goes towards philanthropic projects is extremely important to the National Lottery so with each and every ticket sold a large sum goes to a variety of projects. Less than 1% of the total revenue from the sale of lottery tickets is kept as profit after tax and 4% goes for operating costs. Believe it or not it has amounted to the grand amount of £35 billion spread over 450,000 projects. You’ll be happy...

How to find the perfect Accommodation in Bath

If you are thinking of heading to Bath for a few days’ holiday, or maybe you are looking to spend a week or so and really explore the city and the South West, then Bath has some fantastic places to stay, from boutique hotels through to luxury private holiday homes and apartments. With so much choice, it can be hard to find the right property to stay in, as even with the Internet making finding accommodation so much easier these...

How to be a better chef

What does it really take to be a top-notch chef? As well as unparalleled cookery skills, you also need to be an expert at food preparation, use your equipment with skill, know ingredients and how they work together, and make every decision with health and safety in mind at all times. To give every cook pointers on how to improve their skills, catering equipment specialists Nisbets asked for advice from 500 UK chefs on how to do so. Below is...

Starting a Business from Home in 2016

This year might finally be the time to take the plunge. So many of us have the seed of an idea for a business yet hold off from following the dream. If you want to cast aside your doubts and go for it then beginning from your own four walls is an attractive option. About 60 per cent of people starting a new business choose to do so from home, benefitting from the connections that modern technology gives us and...

Moving abroad? What to do with your belongings

So, you’re jetting off into the sun to sit on the beach as the sea laps at your feet whilst drinking fruity cocktails. Well, kind of, because this isn’t a holiday – you’re actually packing up all your belongings and moving your whole life to start a fresh in a new country. Packing for a holiday can be difficult enough, but it is nothing compared to packing for a move. You have a house full of belongings, and you are changing...

The best and worst places to sell in the UK

When it comes to selling your home you could be living in an area where properties are snapped up due to growing work opportunities or on the basis that the area is up and coming for new families. So, if lately you’ve been thinking ‘I want to sell my house’, check to see if you’re in one of the worst places to sell in the UK first, before you put up that for sale sign. Wallasey, in Merseyside, has been...

How do you find the right technology consultancy to help your business?

FIVE QUESTIONS TO ASK IN FINDING THE RIGHT TECHNOLOGY CONSULTANCY Finding the right consultancy for your business isn’t necessarily straightforward. After all, it’s a competitive market out there and many companies have a great deal to shout about.  On the other hand, some are inept cowboys who use jargon and a fancy website to blind potential clients and capitalise on their knowledge asymmetry. With so much choice available, how do you go about ensuring you engage with the right consultancy...

5 Interesting Jobs You May Never Have Thought Of…

Project manager, administrator, account manager, sales executive, customer service advisor – spend any time on a recruitment site and you’re likely to stumble across most if not all of these job titles. They’re among the most common positions advertised in the UK and while they’re all perfectly worthy ways to earn money, they’re probably unlikely to spark any great passion. If you’re the sort of person who doesn’t want to settle for the norm and need a fresh and exciting...

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