Monthly Archive: May 2019

How to run a safer garage

For many of us, motors are a passion from a young age. Some are beguiled by their styling and performance, others fascinated by how they work. Whatever your passion, it’s a privilege to work on them and managing a garage is a rewarding vocation.

Image Credit

However, despite the number of vehicles on the roads, the garage business is a very competitive market. Car manufacturing is dominated by international companies, and economies of scale trickle down making it hard for independents and new start-ups.

If you’re going to make it in this market, efficiency and organisation are paramount. Organised garages are safe garages.

Protective apparel

The welfare of employees is a matter of life and death in more ways than one. Can you afford for them to be injured, sick, or so uncomfortable they’re looking for another job? Providing personal protective equipment is EU law, but can you make them …

Developing a Personal Furnishing Style of Your Own

Whether it’s your first flat, your dream house or your retirement cottage, furnishing a home is something we all go through at various stages of our lives. Of course, we seldom get the chance to start with a completely clean sheet.

6.jpg

Image Credit

When we’re starting out, we often inherit pieces from parents or other relatives. As we move we may choose to hang on to bits of furniture that we love whilst replacing others and developing our own personal style.

Adapting to Different Homes

On average we’ll move house three times before we’re 45, but people in the north are more likely to stay put than those in the south. Few of us are in a position to completely change our furnishings each time we move, so we have to adapt.

How we furnish is partly down to the style of the property. What suits a modern flat …