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Security services

September 6th, 2014 · No Comments

For security services in Kent and the south east use PRISM.

Prism Security Solutions

  • Events Security
  • Retail Security
  • Close Protection
  • Residential Security

Discreet and reliable security personnel provided for discreet or high profile protection in all situations.

They are based in Kent and cover the whole of the South East of the UK.

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Joiners and Builders in Sandwich Kent

July 10th, 2014 · No Comments

We were recently commissioned to build a new site for Sandwich Joinery and Building.

A modern craftsman focussed business required a site that looked modern and clean and was able to showcase the work our client does.

Sandwich Joinery and Building [Read more →]

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Facebook marketing for wedding venues.

August 15th, 2013 · No Comments

The most visited site in the world is open to advertisers and businesses.

If you know what you are doing you can really promote your brand and pick up business. A good example of a company using Facebook well is Cooling Castle Barn, see the facebook page at  https://www.facebook.com/CoolingCastleBarn They have added a really handy wedding planner and other useful features which will keep people coming back. [Read more →]

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Choosing a courier and parcel delivery service in Cornwall.

July 25th, 2013 · No Comments

When choosing a good courier service there is a large selection to choose from. Do you go with a national carrier or use a local service?

We tend to find that the smaller independents offer a more personalised service, focussing on pleasing the customer. If you have an unusual package or need a large consignment of packages to be taken then we would opt for a local service. [Read more →]

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OAP Travel insurance difficulties

March 7th, 2013 · No Comments

When you get over the age of 60 it becomes quite hard to source travel insurance. The older you get the fewer policies you will be eligible for.

Sadly some travel insurers see older people as a health risk and more so particularly if they have medical conditions. Instead of looking at people as individuals these age based discrimination are applied.  [Read more →]

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Planning tips for Wedding venues in Kent

March 7th, 2013 · No Comments

Well it seems that wedding season is here again, and most of my friends are busy getting married! I wonder if this is a spring thing or it’s just one of those things.

Having done the wedding planning thing myself many many years ago I’m glad I’m over it. There seems to be an ever increasing number of things to worry about and choices to be made.

If only there was a wedding service that did all the choosing for you. Well that’s from the blokes perspective, for the Bride the wedding is the most important day of her life so the thought of delegating the major decisions fills her with horror. [Read more →]

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Decoupage – the new craze sweeping the globe.

August 30th, 2012 · No Comments

The art of Decoupage is growing in popularity with people using it to decorate their homes, furniture and smaller household objects. It is a great way to add life to old things or cover up the imperfections of age (no you can’t decoupage yourself.) The word comes from a french phrase meaning to cut paper and aptly describes the craft.

You need an object to cover, some decorative paper, glue and varnish or one of the specially made Glues that contain a varnish already. [Read more →]

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Booking self drive breaks in France

August 3rd, 2012 · No Comments

Summer time evokes memories of long holidays on sandy beaches but there is a dizzying array of travel options when it comes to getting there. We spoke to the marketing manager at www.shortbreakmarket.co.uk to get some tips on booking self drive breaks to France.

The further to the south of France you go the warmer the weather is. The downside is that further distances usually cost more to travel there, especially if you are using public transport or flying.

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LED vs LCD Television screens.

August 2nd, 2012 · No Comments

The latest development in TV screens and monitors are LED televisions. First off lets just consider what LCD screens and how they work.

A matrix of coloured lenses are backlit. Each of these little lenses or windows shows red green or blue and the lenses are made up from liquid crystal that acts as a polariser for the back light. Depending on the amount of current each pixel is supplied will depend on how much of the back light shines through. For white all the light is allowed through, for black all the light is blocked and varying shades of colours are used by mixing these primary colours in their varying intensities. [Read more →]

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Holiday destination guides

July 18th, 2012 · No Comments

When choosing or planning a holiday it makes sense to plan carefully and research your chosen destination.

Specialist providers often provide package breaks in popular hotels and can advise on things to do at your destination. Try ShortBreakMarket for a wide range of great value package breaks.

Just turning up can cause all manner of problems and difficulties when you find that your hotel is miles away from the attractions. It could be even worse if you like city life and end up in the middle of nowhere or conversely if you wanted a quiet country break and found yourself in the center of a bustling metropolis!

We also recommend you take out holiday insurance.

Policy costs vary depending on your destination and departure point for example if you live in the UK then going to Europe mans your travel insurance is cheaper than it would be if you were travelling to the US or Canada. If you are based in the USA then cover will be cheaper for nearby states and cost more if you venture over to Europe (we strongly recommend you visit Europe as there are some stunning places to see and they are steeped in history.)

The longer you stay the greater the risk of illness so this can also add to the cost of your policy. Choosing a flexible insurer that is flexible is half the battle and when you find a broker, adviser or insurer you can really talk to makes all the difference and really helps make taking out insurance a lot easier.

Disclosable medical conditions

Medical conditions that require disclosure are outlined below.

Please note that this is not an exhaustive list.

  • Diabetes
  • Heart conditions
  • Cancers & Tumors
  • Epilepsy
  • Stroke history
  • Kidney and Lung disease
  • Heart attack
  • Angina
  • Transplant patients

Any failure to tell insurers about these and any other condition could invalidate your policy and leave you without cover. We strongly recommend you discuss your full medical history with your policy provider and get the approval of your doctor to travel.

Some insurers may offer terms ranging from a higher excess on medical costs claimed to an exclusion of a pre existing condition flaring up. The more confident they are that you wont claim or need to then the lower the premium and fewer the restrictions in your policy.The risk is yours to take as you decide which option you want to go for but do check you have all the options before you decide.We strongly advise that you don’t use companies selling travel insurance along with holidays or as a sideline, you are better off seeing a proper specialist who can negotiate a personalized rate with you. One company in the UK we have found to offer this personalized service is Delta Insurance based in Deal. They are quite friendly and conduct all their business over the phone or in person and do not operate a busy call center.

If you have any recent fractures or things you are pretty much recovered from we still suggest that you mention these to cover yourself in the event of a claim. If in doubt get a note from your doctor who can recommend that you are fit to travel and put the insurance companies mind at ease.

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