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Last updated on January 16th, 2018 at 11:44 am

Car driver - PixabayOne of the first things that you need to do when starting work, unless you are living in a city or working within walking distance of your job, is to learn to drive so that you can get to work.

Many new drivers don’t realise that although they have been granted their licence, they are on probation for the first two years of their driving lives. This means that if they pick up 6 penalty points their licence is revoked and they are returned to “learner” status.

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Last updated on September 9th, 2016 at 10:49 am

You may have seen the business insurance page on our site about the different types of insurance you either have to have or might want to consider when you are running a small business and may even have seen the page about employers liability insurance for small businesses.

Commerical Vehicles - Picture from looked at the list you are probably thinking “how much is this going to cost me?”.  The good news is that there are several ways that you can reduce your insurance costs for your business.  This article aims to give you several ways to reduce costs of your commerical vehciel or fleet insurance – there will be other articles covering other types of business insurance later. Continue reading

Previous articles have given you information various things relating to e-cigs such as the laws relating to smoking at work and the use of e-cigs at work.

Image Copyright John Haslam - licensed under Creative Commons

Image Copyright John Haslam – licensed under Creative Commons

There are many articles on the net about the positive benefits for your health of moving away from tobacco based cigarettes to their digital counterparts, but very few about the dangers that e-cigs can pose to animals (either your pets if you work from home, or other working animals such as guard dogs, farm cats or even farm animals). Continue reading

Last updated on January 16th, 2018 at 11:48 am

I was thinking the other day about the need for an affiliate disclosure for this site and decided that now was the time to produce one.

Affiliate Links

Some (about 2 or 3 percent ) of the outgoing links on this site are “affiliate links” whereby if you buy something from the site you are visiting we end up with a small commission. To the best of our knowledge none of the sites we link to in this manner charge you, the visitor, any extra when you buy something. We do not earn anything if you just visit the external site, and we are happy with this as, if you don’t want to buy something we don’t see why we should get any money. Continue reading

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