admin on August 28th, 2013

When it comes to completing a job, sometimes you need to go heavy-duty and opt into a mini excavator. This tractor-like device gives you the power and agility to perform just about any task, regardless of if you are a home owner or manage a construction team. Mini excavators are designed to get into tight spaces while providing you with the necessary service and features you come to expect from a larger excavator. There are many different features and attributes of a mini excavator you need to look into, so when it comes to selecting the perfect option for your work, you know exactly what to look for. Read the rest of this entry »

admin on August 27th, 2013

UK manufacturing continues to produce the goods, so to speak, and has done so for a while. However, manufacturing sectors in developing economies have the advantage over developed countries, as they have lower costs. This increases competition for the likes of the UK manufacturing industry.

Servitization presents a potential solution to the problem, and is a means for UK manufacturing to play to its strengths. Read the rest of this entry »

admin on August 8th, 2013

2013 has been a great year for automobile makers. The economy seems to have improved for many and this is evident in car and home sales. Over the last few years, many drivers have downgraded their SUV’s and large vehicles due to the cost of gas. Today, people are still holding on to the reality of gas prices and driving the same economically and environmentally safe cars. Although this is a fact, one of the best selling cars in 2013 is still a larger vehicle. Here is our short list of the top sellers this year. Read the rest of this entry »

admin on June 18th, 2013

Electricity is not something we think of as dangerous, but the potential is there for serious injury or even death if people use appliances which are unsafe. In the home, it is our own responsibility, or that of a landlord, to make sure that the toaster, kettle, laptop and microwave are working safely, and there is no legal requirement over having everything tested. If you run a business however, or another organisation like a playgroup or youth club, you have to take on the responsibility of the testing yourself. This process is known as Portable Appliance Testing, or PAT testing, and the process is really quite straight forwards. Read the rest of this entry »

admin on June 18th, 2013

Starting a new job can be daunting and even if it is an entry level position it is important to realise how lucky you are to have employment in the current economic environment. Once you have your foot in the door you can start looking beyond your entry level position and start your move up the corporate ladder.

There are lots of small things you can do that will have long term positive benefits for your career, and the sooner you start the better. Read on to discover some of the routes you can take to get further up the ladder. 

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It’s a sad fact that recent economic turmoil has caused some employers to downsize or simply outsource their labor to localities that have lower wage requirements. This often leaves many people looking for work.

Those who are in this position may choose to use their experience and knowledge to start their own businesses, but the potential for failure is rather high for new startups. A person who starts his own business by running a franchise, however, may see failure rates much lower than business owners who head out on their own. Read the rest of this entry »

Despite the more than five years that Facebook has been a part of American culture many companies are still pretty awkward and uncomfortable when it comes to using it, or other social media sites like Twitter or even Instagram. A recent development seen by some companies is to use these sites to update investors about their business. This is actually a bigger deal than it should be. The Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC is pretty rigid when it comes to how companies can report changes in policy or other information about the goings-on of their businesses. This has led some companies that try to communicate via social media to get caught up in the SEC’s bureaucratic red tape. Read the rest of this entry »

New City Magazine published in London, UK is a terrific monthly magazine with a global universal perspective on Life and all it involves.

It may seem strange to say this, but it is a slim publication so it can be read in a single sitting, and certainly in two. Time is such a critical resource today, but so is intellectual and spiritual nourishment. What one puts in, one gets out. Read the rest of this entry »

Debt collection laws – Protective armor for American consumers

FDCPA is the abbreviation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, which was passed in order to watch over the business of debt collection. The main objective of this Act is to prevent and redress any kind of unethical debt collection practices in the country. These laws are a boon for the consumers who want to become debt free without being exploited by the scheming debt collectors. A summarized version of these laws is mentioned below: Read the rest of this entry »

admin on April 24th, 2012

Google is the most used search engine on the web today, and one of the most viewed websites on the world wide web. Occasionally you will notice that on a particually significant day, the google homepage changes its theme. It so happens that today, Gideon Sundback, business man and inventor of the zipper, would be celebrating his 132nd birthday. Read the rest of this entry »