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Archive for the ‘Tips and Advice’ Category

Tips for people shielding as restrictions are eased

August 28th, 2020

As the UK continues to ease lockdown measures related to the coronavirus pandemic, it is important to understand that COVID-19 still presents a serious threat. This is particularly true for the 2.2 million extremely vulnerable people across England who have been shielding during the pandemic. What is shielding? Shielding was introduced as a means of…

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Young driver safety tips

August 28th, 2019

Young drivers are more at risk… Compared to older drivers, young drivers have a much higher crash risk due to youth and inexperience. You may feel excited at the chance to get behind the wheel, but it’s normal to feel a little anxious about driving too. That’s why you should use the tips below to…

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Steer clear of these dangerous electric car charging methods at home

July 18th, 2019

Throughout the UK, electric vehicles are steadily emerging as a popular personal transport option. Indeed, recent data found that UK electric car registrations have jumped from just 3,500 in 2013 to over 214,000 as of last month. But while electric vehicles are certainly becoming a more attractive, eco-friendly option within the new car market, they…

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Motor Fleet Risk Management

May 13th, 2019

Managing a motor fleet is exhausting work. Whether your business’ fleet consists of five or 500 vehicles, gathering them all together and managing their collective risk can feel like an endless exercise in futility. While addressing one specific risk, more different risks can pop up, demanding your attention. Instead of addressing risks as they develop…

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Prepare your garden for spring

March 8th, 2019

As the weather starts to get warmer, it won’t be long until fresh flowers begin blooming from the once frozen soil. Nevertheless, don’t wait until the first sign of spring to return to your garden—consider the following tips to prepare your garden for success as the season arrives: Take care of your tools—Your gardening materials…

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7 tips for lowering energy costs in your home

February 5th, 2019

We’re in the depths of winter, meaning skin is dry and energy costs are high. To ensure that your savings don’t go down as you turn the heat up in your home, follow these seven energy tips: Turn the thermostat down. If you lower the temperature by just two degrees, Energy UK estimates you could…

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10 tips to manage your stress

January 8th, 2019

For many, the excess and merriment of the festive season gives way to a bleak and busy January. Under pressure from New Year’s resolutions and being back in the office after winter holidays, many workers feel their stress levels skyrocketing in January. The International Stress Management Association offers the following tips on managing your stress…

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Keep your pipes from freezing

November 6th, 2018

Did You Know? The average claim for burst pipe damage is between £6,500 and £7,500, according to the Association of British Insurers. Generally, pipes that are exposed to outdoor temperatures and pipes that run along exterior walls with minimal lagging tend to freeze more easily. Continue reading for tips on keeping your pipes from freezing….

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Property Management – Managing your flood risk

October 15th, 2018

The Environment Agency (EA) estimates that over 5 million properties in England and Wales are at risk of flooding. In Scotland, the number of at-risk properties is around 125,000 and 65,000 in Northern Ireland, respectively, according to the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) and Northern Ireland’s Rivers Agency (RA). These numbers include properties at risk…

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