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Management tips: how to build a better and more efficient business

However big or small your organization, the way in which your employees are managed is key to its success. Here are a few tips for being a capable manager and getting the best out of your staff. Be aware of current employment laws The most effective managers are aware of the latest legislation relating to their industry. It informs their actions, provides a competitive advantage, and increases profitability. Bob Bratt

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Love the summer sun: cheap ideas to brighten up your house

When the days grow longer and the sun shines high in the sky, you’ll want to make the most of summer in your home. It’s the perfect time of year to give it a makeover and remind yourself why you first fell in love with it. This doesn’t need to be expensive. With creativity and a bit of hard work, you can get the place looking fabulous at a very

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Looking to Invest in Property? Here Are 4 Things to Consider

Most people want their hard-earned dollars to do a little of the wealth-creating work for them and, when it comes to investing, property has been a hugely popular way to expand wealth for decades. So, if you’re looking to invest, here are four things to consider. 1. Tax Benefits and Capital Gain There are a number of positives to purchasing for investment purposes. Not least are some of the tax

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Affordable, Bustling & Cultured: The World’s Cheapest Cities for Long Term Travel

Whether it is for business or just an extended holiday, there are many affordable cities around the world that are ideal for long-term travel. These places offer affordable living in addition to great opportunities for sightseeing and getting familiar with a new culture. Whether you prefer proximity to outdoor activities or fast-paced urban living, anyone can find a great place to stay during their long-term travels. Chiang Mai, Thailand Situated

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Save money: Combine several US city breaks in to one multi centre trip

America is an amazingly diverse country – and truth be told, it would probably take months and months to get to visit at least a bit of every fabulous place they have in this country. For those of you living outside of the US, travelling here may seem like a costly affair, especially if you want to get to see more than one place. Of course, it may not be

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Tips for saving money to travel

Often a trip overseas can feel completely out of reach. With bills to pay, and those last minute expenses which often “come up” unexpectedly, it can often be years before we’ve saved enough to actually take a vacation. But by simply making a few substitutions and watching your budget, you can quickly cut costs and find yourself traveling sooner than you would think. Here are some tips for saving money

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Counting down the days …

You might think that being organised is dedicated to those with clipboards, sticky notes, and tick-lists, but if you stick to that viewpoint you could be missing out on a few important areas! When it comes to travel, being organised is the only way to make sure you get to where you need to be, when you need to be there, and you get the best deals along the way

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How to Avoid Blowing your Budget while Traveling in the UK

Many people mistakingly believe that travel in the UK is expensive. However there are plenty of ways to avoid blowing your budget, and see the UK on the cheap, without resorting to eating baked beans out of a can. Here are some ways to travel cheaply in the UK: Go in the off-season Try to avoid traveling during the Christmas period, school vacation, and peak times such as the middle

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Where are the expats going?

The world is becoming more and more international. The Internet has broken a lot of barriers and made it even easier to live an international lifestyle. One of my biggest concerns about becoming an expat was my concerns about how I would keep in touch with friends and family back home. With things such as Skype and Whataspp, it’s easier than ever to keep in touch. It’s not the same

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