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Positive Quotes About the Brexit

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Whether you agree with the results of the referendum or not, a democracy has won, and the vote is in. We could wax lyrical about the negative aspects, and what this means for Britain, but what’s done is done and so we decided to focus on the positives. Our inbox has been flooded with quotes from industry leaders and so ...

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Olympian Comments on Sugar Tax

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On behalf of Diane Modahl, Former Olympic and Commonwealth Athlete and Founder and CEO of the DMSF (www.dmsf.co.uk) Following on from the ‘surprise’ sugar tax announcement in yesterday’s Budget – which is set to raise an estimated £520 million and boost sporting opportunities in primary schools and afterschool activities in secondary schools – former Olympian Diane Modahl has passionately expressed ...

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How Have Your Consumer Rights Changed with New Law?

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Consumer Rights Act 2015 came into force on 1 October so how have your consumer rights changed? Eight pieces of legislation streamlined into one Making the law simpler for businesses and consumers Consumers downloading music or buying ebooks are today being given new legal rights. Responding to the surge in the number of consumers buying digital content, the Consumer Rights ...

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The Great Migration: Why More People will be Flocking to the Beautiful North

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London has been the UK’s darling destination for a long time, but maybe it’s time that the rest of the UK wrestled some of the spotlight away from the English capital. Leading cardboard box manufacturer and supplier, Boxes2Move.co.uk, are encouraging people to show support for the Beautiful North in their new campaign ‘The Great Migration’, as they predict that the ...

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Mortgage Deals for Borrowers as Lenders Compete

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Nationwide stole a lot of headlines recently when it introduced the first and only 10-year fixed rate buy-to-let mortgage in the UK. The deal is just the latest offer and represents good news for borrowers. The Nationwide mortgage is available at a rate of 4.99 per cent with a £995 arrangement fee. However, borrowers must have a minimum deposit of ...

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Women vs. Men: Who is the biggest household energy waster?

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Ask any household in the country whether saving money on their energy bills is something that concerns them and you would be greeted with a resounding answer of “yes”. We’d all like to drive our power bills down, but when it comes down to it, do we do enough to reduce our consumption? Monitoring our energy consumption has become a ...

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Renewing a Tenancy Agreement after a 10 Year Break

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Renewing Tenancy Agreement after More than 10 Years Break Question: My husband and I have lived in a rented room of a shared house for almost twenty years now. Only in the first year did we sign an Assured Short-term Tenancy Agreement. The Landlord did not bother to keep the agreement up to date for reasons not known to us. ...

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Should We Share Maternity Leave?

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As Nick Clegg reveals his plans for shared maternity leave in 2015 I feel a bit sorry for him. There’s absolutely no way he’ll be able to please everyone with the decisions he makes. Either he hands out paid time off like sweeties and lets businesses suffer further or he offers solutions like these which seem to enrage new mothers. ...

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