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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 […]

Purchasing a home is a major decision that requires significant planning and budgeting. And although many new homeowners consider the upfront costs of buying their house—such as the deposit, stamp duty and various mortgage fees—failing to keep post-completion costs in mind after moving in can cause serious financial trouble. Include these common household expenses in […]

Here’s What You Can Do: The warmth of summer is certainly a welcome change! For many, the worries of weather-related home damage (eg frozen or burst pipes, boiler concerns and icy driveways) seem to ‘melt away’ in the summertime. However, the seasonal heat carries a significant risk to both the interior and exterior of your […]

Extreme heat can force the body into overdrive as it tries to stay cool through perspiration and evaporation. Heat kills by pushing the human body beyond its limits. In extreme heat and high humidity, evaporation slows and the body must work extra hard to maintain a normal temperature. During heat waves, which are extended periods […]

The tradition of wedding rings can be traced back to the Ancient Romans. The Romans believed that the ring should be worn on the 4th finger on the left hand, as it was thought a vein existed in that finger which was directly connected to the heart. This vein ‘vena amoris‘ or ‘vein of love’ […]

Flooding can very easily affect YOU! Right now the Met office has issued amber and yellow weather warnings for England and Scotland. This is due to continuing and significant rainfall. The advice is that this severe weather could cause travel disruption and flooding. We could all be affected – so it is sensible to be […]

While e-commerce has become an increasingly popular (and convenient) service used by shoppers worldwide, recent research revealed that a new form of fraud could be cause for consumer concern. Specifically, an investigation by a popular consumer group found that Amazon’s customer review system is currently struggling with an abundance of fake reviews for products across […]

The secret to a speedy and satisfactory outcome to any jewellery insurance claim following the loss or damage of an item of jewellery is a pre-existing, in-date, professional valuation. Obtaining a good quality, professional valuation at the time you take out a jewellery insurance policy or add a new item to an existing insurance policy, […]

Despite the fact that fibre is a vital nutrient within any healthy diet, recent research found that fewer than 10 per cent of adults meet the recommended goal of eating 30 grams a day. Nevertheless, dietary fibre provides a variety of important health benefits, including: Promoting proper gut functioning by preventing constipation Reducing the risk […]

Use these Top Tips to Prevent Spreading Symptoms As temperatures begin to rise, grass grows in strands of vibrant green and flowers emerge in full bloom, yet this seemingly picture-perfect season debuts alongside the arrival of hay fever symptoms. That’s right-springtime introduces increased pollen counts and warmer days, which combine to create a sickly atmosphere […]