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Winter-proof your warehouse

Whether a warehouse forms just part of your retail operation or storage and distribution is the core of your business, plummeting temperatures can cause warehouse chaos. Frozen pipes or damaged stock could mean significant repair and replacement costs, as well as delays, business interruption and broken contracts – and could...

What is the Bitcoin boom?

Decentralised digital currency Bitcoin is booming, valued at over $16,000 in December 2017 – sixteen times what it was worth at the start of the year. But is it set to keep rising, or will the bubble burst? As it hits the mainstream, we round up everything you need to...

Car vandalism up 37% – here’s how to protect your business fleet

According to police data, the number of reported car vandalism cases has risen by 10% over the past three years, with increases of as much as 37% in some parts of the UK. What’s that in figures? Over 210,000 vehicles suffered criminal damage in 2016, ranging from smashed windows to...

Time-saving business tech you never knew you needed

A recent study suggests businesses waste nearly eight hours a week through procrastination, playing on phones, engaging with social media, sending personal emails and running errands. While employees will always spend some of their working day on non-work tasks, it is possible to get more done in the time they...

5 weirdest things found on a construction site

From prohibition-era liquor to a woolly mammoth, here are the five strangest on-site discoveries made by construction workers…   18th Century Revolutionary War Ship Construction workers in Alexandria, Virginia were building a new hotel when they discovered the remains of timber vessel. It is believed to have been a cargo...

Business flood recovery dos and don’ts

The damage caused when you are caught out by a flood can be expensive and time consuming but trust us rushing into a clean up job can only make things worse. Please assess the points below doing so and as always put your own health above the business in your...

3 Tweaks to make the office more comfortable

It doesn’t matter how stimulating the role is or how in tune a company is with personal values, that uncomfortable chair or cluttered workspace can be enough to grate against an employee’s morale. If you’re putting so much effort into creating a great place to work, don’t forget to tune...

Where is rent rising the fastest?

With the cost of living constantly on the up, most of us have become resigned to spending more cash on everyday essentials. Over the past 12 months property rental prices have continued to rise, accordingly to the latest Buy to Let Index. The average rent charged to tenants across England and...

Is Hyperloop One the future of transport?

Without sounding totally out of my mind on a completely normal Wednesday afternoon, could the totally sci-fi train-like vessel in underground vacuum tubes be about to revolutionise the way we transport goods, travel the world and connect cities. Backed by a host of venture investors, Hyperloop Technologies is designing, developing, and building...