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Spring is in the Air


Spring is in the Air If we’re not mistaken we’re sure we can see the sunshine poking through fat snow clouds out of the office windows. This must mean that spring is in the air and with spring comes summer products, summer shopping and summer customer care. We have a lot of exciting news to come over the next few ...

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Top Ten Children’s Books for Encouraging Empathy

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HALF OF PARENTS SAY READING A BOOK IS BEST FOR EMPATHY– NEW POLL FOR CHILDREN’S BOOK DAY Roald Dahl’s BFG and Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird top list of books parents said best helped children develop empathy “You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view … until you climb into his skin ...

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Money Nerd Gives Hope and Advice to PayDay Loan Borrowers

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A new online advice service has been launched that is already helping those that have succumbed to temptation and taken out a PayDay loan. Money Nerd has a wealth of advice for those looking to avoid the high interest and extortionate charges, with more loopholes promised if visitors sign up to the free newsletter. What is a Pay Day Loan? ...

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The Housing White Paper – What It Means for The Housing Market

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Naomi Heaton, CEO of London Central Portfolio, comments on the Government’s Housing White Paper: In Brief: With only 163,940 housing completions in England in 2015-16, the Government is a long way off the target of providing 1m new homes by 2020, promised by David Cameron. Not only do we have a housing crisis to meet right now, there is projected ...

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Is It Time to Say Goodbye to SEO?


I caught up with Thomas Coppen of Keel-Over Marketing PPC Agency to discuss the new trends in the eSeller world. One that has rocked the boat significantly is the Penguin update from Google. Twelve months ago keyword stuffed copy could catapult a brand to the top of the search engines, no matter how poor the content. Now though we’re moving away ...

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The Friendliest Cities in the UK Revealed!

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NEW MAP REVEALS UK HUMAN WARMING ‘HOTSPOTS’ – AND PREDICTS ‘HEATWAVE’ THIS JUNE! New data, revealing the regions of the UK that hold the most Big Lunch events, has been used to create a UK Map of the friendliest cities in the UK. The Big Lunch used its ‘Human Warming Index’ to create the map. Human Warming is a term ...

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The Truth About LEDs from LEDZ

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Since the dawn of the energy saving lightbulb we’ve been watching the LED with baited breath. Would these lights be our saviour? Would they bring back the generous glow we’d come to expect? Would they ease our economic conscience while lowering our energy bills and would they cast illumination into every nook and cranny, lighting our lives, and houses, like ...

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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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A quarter of all Ecommerce Shops Break UK Law According to Research by Internet Watchdog.

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A quarter of all Ecommerce Shops Break UK Law According to Research by Internet Watchdog. UK Research by SafeBuy has highlighted huge discrepancies in online retailing, with massive numbers of Ecommerce stores ignoring the law. According to SafeBuy’s research, a shocking one quarter (25 per cent) of Ecommerce Websites surveyed were found to be committing breaches of legal requirements for ...

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