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Find a feature for your living room

When you think about it, the way we all organise our living rooms is to a pretty standard format. After all, we all need somewhere to sit with a space for the television, as well as somewhere to put our coffee or glass of wine down! But to make your living room stand out from the crowd doesn’t take too...

How to stop your wedding from taking over your life

If you’re anything like me, then you’ll understand how easy it is to let the stress of planning an event get the better of you. Especially when the event you’re supposed to be planning is this wonderful, amazing, utterly life-altering event otherwise known as Your Wedding. (If however, you’re nothing like me and you don’t relate to that statement at all...

When tech meets logistics… Who you gonna call?

Watch the video below and see how Visual Planet uses Fed Ex for their business needs. Visual Planet is nothing like you've ever seen before, actually, let's start again. Visual Planet produces tech that you've probably only seen in sci-fi movies. The kinda tech that you would expect Tom Cruise to be using in Mission Impossible or Xander Cage in...

Win an Awesome GHOSTBUSTERS Prize Bundle.

To celebrate the release of Ghostbusters on Monday the 11th of July we have 5 awesome prize bundles to give away to our readers. Ghostbusters makes its long-awaited return, rebooted with a cast of hilarious new characters. Thirty years after the beloved original franchise took the world by storm, director Paul Feig brings his fresh take to the supernatural comedy,...

Things you should let go of in 2016

For many 2015 wasn’t what it was cracked up to be, there were many things that they held onto that prevented them to live life to the fullest. Well, it’s a fresh start, so why not let it all go and try to get back to you again. You’re the pilot now, it’s a new year, and the destination is...

Win a Copy of Mississippi Grind on DVD

With the release of Mississippi Grind starring Ryan Reynolds and Ben Mendelsohn on DVD and on-Demand on the 7th of March we have three copies of the DVD to give-away. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BtnbyDSkpEkFrom directors Ryan Boden and Anna Fleck (Half Nelson), comes a bittersweet road movie about friendship and fate, bourbon and blues. Starring the acclaimed Ryan Reynolds (Green Lantern, X-Men Origins:...

How to make your business stand out at exhibition

We often notice businesses which have been recognised in multiple awards, whether customer recognitions or ‘best in show’. Businesses receive a great deal of exposure during exhibitions with the opportunity for stalls to stand out and contact details to be distributed. From this first point of contact with an interested audience the journey to securing your sale is shortened.Even if...

Challenge yourself for charity

Challenge yourself for charity

Charity events are a great way for people to challenge themselves while raising money for a good cause. According to the 2014 UK Giving study by the Charities Aid Foundation, the total amount donated to charity by UK adults has been on the increase, topping £10.6 billion in 2014. The large number of challenges for charity events available all year...

Win an Itunes download of The Pyramid Texts

Solascope Motion Pictures is proud to announce the digital release of THE PYRAMID TEXTS –  winner of Best Performance in a British Feature Film for lead actor James Cosmo and nominee for the Michael Powell Award for Best British Feature at the 69th Edinburgh International Film Festival.To celebrate the film releasing on iTunes 28th April 2017, we have three iTunes codes to give to three lucky...

What You Need to Consider Before Building a Mechanic Business

Although the majority of mechanics make their livelihood by working for somebody else, if you have a large number of years of experience working with cars behind you and an extensive motor skill set, you might be considering setting up your own auto repair business and being your own boss doing the job that you are good at. However, for...

Ways to Keep Your Energy Bills Low This Fall

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Do you worry about your home heating bills in the winter? You don’t have to. Finding ways to keep your energy bill low doesn’t have to be complicated, and even in the winter you can slash your household bills.Check out the tips below to find out the many ways to keep your energy bill as low as possible this fall,...

Rugby fans braced for whole host of World Cup entertainment

We’re now just four months away from the kick-off of one of the most anticipated sporting events of the last four years – the Rugby World Cup. To the delight of many British rugby fans, the 2015 event will be hosted in England at a variety of locations including Leicester City Stadium, St James’ Park and Twickenham Stadium. Welsh fans will...

Job hunting tips for this year: how to find your perfect role

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Landing a new job can be an exciting time in anyone’s professional career. It allows you to make new connections, put your skills to the test and transform your daily commute – but hunting for your dream job can be a challenge. Below, we’ve put together some top tips for job seekers looking to find their next exciting position.Look for...

Nail home improvements with new interactive guide

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Last year research by Swinton Insurance claimed that the average person had blown on average £300 employing tradesmen to carry out minor repairs in their homes when really they could have attempted the job themselves. Within the same survey only 48% of people felt brave enough to attempt even the simplest of repairs on their property so to help all...

How Do UK Traders React to Political/Economic Events?

The last few years have undoubtedly been turbulent for traders across the world and the UK in particular, due to numerous shock political results and Brexit creeping ever nearer. IG have released some useful information regarding UK trading activity on their platform around these events. Here is an insight into some of the activity at the time of these events.China’s...

Why Trading Should Be Your Top New Year’s Resolution

Many people choose to make a New Year's resolution that will help them improve their finances for the coming year. If you're one of those people, you should consider resolving to get into trading. Wondering why this should be the route to take towards financial success? Continue reading to learn more. You Don't Need a Lot of Money to Get Started A...

Win War Dogs on Blu-ray – Out on 4K, Blu-ray and DVD 26th December

To celebrate the release of WAR DOGS, starring Jonah Hill, Miles Teller and Bradley Cooper on 4K, Blu-rayTM and DVD 26th December, we’re giving you the chance to win a copy on Blu-rayTM Based on a true story, WAR DOGS follows two friends in their early 20s (Hill and Teller) living in Miami during the first Iraq War, who exploit a...

Is investing in a property abroad the best option?

Looking to add to your property portfolio? Why place a limit on your ambitions? Some of the very best property listings that you’ll come across are for homes overseas, so why not consider branching out? Don’t dismiss a foreign property investment out of hand – weigh up the pros and cons and see if it’s something you can reap the...

Property advice for those selling for the first time.

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When it comes to selling a property for the first time, it can be difficult to know where to begin. We’ve rounded up some top tips for first-time sellers to save you time and money. I'm selling my property for the first time – what do I need to do?Selling a property for the first time can be daunting. Figuring...

Fix Up Your Home to Increase its Value

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This post talks about the best fixes you can do to increase the value of your home and make it look tip top at the same time. Work LogicallyWork out your budget for improvements and work steadily through each one. Some things can be fixed with a lick of paint, sealant, or replacement parts. You can get pretty much everything...

Is it Still Possible to Get on the Property Ladder Without Help?

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Owning our first home is a dream that many of us have. It’s somewhere to call our own, a place to put down roots, and a space that reflects who we are, what we want and what’s important to us. But, (as you might have heard in the news), home ownership is becoming an increasingly hard thing to achieve. So,...

Student Advice: What Are Your Options After Completing Your GCSE’s?

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As many students in their mid-teens will know, the all-important General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) is a stepping-stone to further education, so achieving good grades is essential if you want to have more career options. Once you have finished this set of examinations, there are a number of options available. Stay at schoolMany students choose to continue at school...

How To Revitalise Your Skin With These 5 Steps

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Our skin gets more of a battering than you may think. Thanks to the weather, indoor conditions and work among many other things, your skin can go from glowing and fresh to dull and dry in a matter of minutes. While you may have a whole team of skincare products in your bathroom cabinet, do you really need them all...

Win A Copy of YOUTH On DVD!

To celebrate the Home Entertainment release of Paolo Sorrentino’s critically-acclaimed drama Youth, we are giving you the chance to win a copy of the must see film on DVD. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dxI58kdG-GYFrom the Academy Award®- winning director of The Great Beauty, Youth is a heartfelt, humorous and deeply moving representation of love and loss.Fred and Mick, two old friends now approaching eighty, are...

Dry January week 3

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Friday 16th JanuaryHad the chance to meet up with a my fellow dryathlete Jess for dinner, we were joined by Alice and Yaisa who aren't such big drinker so there was no worries that we'd be slipping off the wagon. I decided to get my teetotal pre drink on with a non- alcoholic sparkling Rose Grape juice, it did...

6 Tips for Modernizing Your Home

Family homes are sources of pride, but they do not always age as well as you'd like. If your family has resided in the same abode for decades, it likely shows signs of wear and tear that can feel outdated at best. In addition to lacking modern style, older homes also tend to lack the functionality and convenience of newer...

Getting a Mortgage FAQ

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When buying a house, whether it is your first or not, things can get a little stressful. There are a lot of decisions to make, papers to sign and companies to consider that all swear they can give you the best deal. With our mortgage FAQ, we can hopefully relieve you from any burning questions you may have to make...

Personalising gifts in the 21st Century

What’s been the big winner of the summer in the technology world? Many who have seen people walking but not concentrating on their movement, gazing at their phone screen in the vain hope of seeing tiny fictional characters, will undoubtedly choose Pokemon Go, Nintendo and Niantic. However, there may soon be other winners that follow on from the brand’s re-emergence...

Colour Your Home for winter

With winter almost upon us, it is time to make our homes more comfortable for cosy nights in. A home’s décor can affect our mood, so it is important to establish a peaceful design to comfort you over the colder months. If your home’s interior is drab and dull, it will do little to improve your mood.This winter, add a...

Win ‘THE BOSS’ on DVD

To celebrate the release of 'THE BOSS' starring Melissa McCarthy on digital download, DVD & Blu-ray on October 24th, 2016, We have 3 copies of the DVD to giveaway. The Boss, From the creators of Tammy comes the story of America’s richest woman having to fight her way back to the top after being sent to jail, by taking over a girl-scouts...