Making it Easier to Buy in Chelmsford with Government Schemes

House prices in Chelmsford increased by almost one fifth in 2014 from the previous year, making the town an increasingly expensive place in which to buy property. But Chelmsford remains one of the more affordable London commuter towns, and is much cheaper than nearby Upminster or Hornchurch. But while you may get a better deal in Chelmsford than in Upminster, it can still be difficult to get on the property ladder in the town. Various schemes devised by the government could help. Here we outline...

Designing Your Own Banner? Here are a Few Essential Design Element Tips to Remember

When it comes to printed advertising material, one of the most effective – and most long-lasting, to say the least – can really be said to be the banner, no matter what type of banner it is (whether it is a roller banner, an outdoor banner, and more). The great aspect about banners is that they can be used for a variety of locations and events, and can be set up both outdoors and indoors as well. Aside from this, banners are sturdier than ever, easy to store, and even easy to remember and recall...

4 Personality Traits that Self-Made Billionaires Have in Common

More and more people now, young and driven with an ambition to see their ideas through, are radically changing what a very wealthy person, possibly a millionaire or a billionaire, is supposed to be like. The old-man-sipping-brandy-in-wing-back-armchair image is replaced by entrepreneurs like Steve Liefschultz who exhibit the following traits.   Goal Oriented and Hard-Working   Don’t be afraid of being overwhelmed by the numerous possibilities that are part and parcel ...

How to Increase Your Business Sales to Your Existing Clients

When you have a business, you will no doubt understand how important it is to increase your sales, especially to your customers who have already done business with you. Retaining your current clients’ loyalty is particularly crucial as these clients can recommend your business to their friends, family, and colleagues, and drum up more sales for you at the same time. But how can you help increase your business sales to your existing clients? There are different methods for this, but you first hav...

Add Power to Your Marketing Strategy with Brochures

Did you know that one of the most powerful tools available to use as a marketing strategy is a brochure? When you want to market your products, goods and services, and establish your brand with clients and potential customers it’s a good idea to place an informative and attractive piece of literature in their hands that they can peruse at their leisure. Brochures provide you with a plethora of advantages and benefits when it comes to spending your marketing budget wisely; let’s take a look at ho...

Charity During Austerity: How Chartered Accountants Can Help

We’ve all seen the reports of people driven to the financial brink over the last few years. As austerity has bitten deeper than many anticipated, hard working people have been forced to go to food banks and other charities to survive. And while this increase in demand has stretched charities they have also experienced a fall in revenues. According to chartered accountants in London, where some of the worst effects of austerity have been seen, it all adds up to a toxic mix. There have been two...

Travelling and Ebola

  Hearing about Ebola in the media can make travelling a daunting task, particularly if you need to visit areas that have been severely affected by the disease, here are some things that you need to know before you travel.  Prevention The best and easiest form of prevention when considering travelling and Ebola is to avoid the areas that have been affected the most by the disease, the most recent outbreak of the disease occurred in West Africa, but it was particularly severe in...

Finance Tips for First Time Buyers

Purchasing a home is an exciting milestone in life but is accompanied by many financial issues which, for the first-time buyer, can be confusing and complicated. Before stepping onto the housing ladder, consider these tips for financing your first property to help make the process as smooth and stress-free as possible.   Raising your Deposit The 100% mortgages which suited first-time buyers are pretty much a relic of the past, with some lenders requiring deposits between 10% and 25...

Types Of Prior Art Searches

Prior Art search service is a kind of search that provides the evidence to validate a new invention. It is basically a proof that the invention is already known. A prior art need not have to essentially be available for commercial purpose. A painting made in the pre-historic period or a technology used over a century ago can be termed as a prior art. Often times, inventors who invent a new product commit the mistake of believing that their invention is novel just because they cannot find any pro...

Working with plastics made easy with a heat gun

Working with plastic can be challenging, but not when you have the right tools for the job. Hot air tools are used to manipulate, bend and weld plastics together, and there are all kinds of well developed tools that can make this simple and straightforward. This could be for creating a PVC coated banner or simply for stripping paint. There are an enormous range of applications for plastic, and it is one of the most heavily used materials in the world. You will find it used to create consumer pr...