Making sure it’s shredded.

We are all now becoming aware of identity fraud. Unfortunately  it seems that there is a new scam or clever fraudulent bit of activity that is coming our way on an increasingly regular basis. With the advent of social media, email, texting having to remember countless passwords and usernames there are now even more ways for the fraudster to convince you to give over details or gain access to the home computer. These are distressing events and it is becoming clear that banks and financial institutions are less inclined to…

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Six public speaking tips to connect with your audience

Engaging an audience is perhaps the most important aspect of public speaking. As well as getting the audience interested in your topic, it’s essential to inform, entertain and hold the audience’s attention, as well as building an instant connection. Image Credit Structure your talk A presentation should have an opening, key points and a summary. Ensure the opening is memorable before you make the transition to the key messages. Always summarise so the audience will come away with information to put into action. Image Credit Build an emotional connection with…

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Three common conversion coatings

There are three common types of conversion coating used to protect metal parts from corrosion. Not only do these coatings extend the lifespan of metal parts, they deliver no dimensional change and create a ready primed surface. Image Credit Also referred to as chem film or chromate coating, these types of surface treatments have very clear advantages, whether an additional finish is to be applied or not. Economical and easy to use, conversion coatings fall into three main categories – oxide, phosphate and chromate coatings. Oxide coatings Oxide treatments are…

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Wales women’s hockey squad are diverse

Hockey is a growing game in the UK, particularly in Wales, where the women’s team has seen much success over the last few years. Nevertheless, we have not yet reached the point where players can be professionals. In addition to juggling playing and training for their club and the national team, they also have grueling day jobs or degrees to work toward. You may be surprised to discover the professional talents of these players off the court. From teachers and dentists to IT consultants, this is one diverse and talented…

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Current Kitchen Trends

If it’s time to refurbish your kitchen, you might be wondering what the latest trends are for contemporary kitchen design in 2019. What’s hot in the world of kitchen design? With loads of brand-new designers and brands coming to light, there are many innovative design ideas are on display in the showrooms across the country. So, if your kitchen is currently in need of renovating, or you just want to refresh a tired scheme, take some inspiration from these latest kitchen designs for 2019. Anti-Kitchen When is the kitchen not…

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Global Nuclear Power Today

What we know today as commercial nuclear power plants began operating in the fifties. Now, nuclear energy gives us about 10% of the total global electricity generation from 450 reactors. Nuclear is the world’s second largest source of low-carbon power (29% of the total in 2017). More than 50 countries are utilizing nuclear energy in approximately 225 research reactors. In addition to research, reactors are used for medical and industrial isotope production, as well as for training. Image credit Nuclear technology uses the energy given off by splitting the atoms…

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What is High Net Worth Insurance?

We all need to have insurance to protect ourselves from accidents and unfortunate surprises. While a standard level of cover might seem to be the best option for many of us there are others who have a large collection or higher value home that will need a little bit more. This is the world of High net worth insurance and we shall be taking some time to explain what that actually means and what is involved. After reading about it here, and you decide that you fall into that category…

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Choose the Right Service for your Security Guard Needs

Security is one of the most important issues facing businesses today, yet it often remains overlooked. While building up a sound customer base and ultimately making a good profit is the goal which all businesses should be striving for, those profit margins can be seriously eroded if company security is lacking. Losses sustained through property and stock damage, in addition to theft, can make the difference between languishing in the red and existing happily in the black. Image Credit For businesses looking to hire the services of a security company…

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Perfecting Marcel Wave wedding hair: expert tips

Named after Francois Marcel, a French hairdresser of the nineteenth century, the Marcel wave has become a popular choice for brides looking for an elegant yet romantic hairstyle for their special day. Many brides will visit a Hairdresser Gloucester way and ask for this styling ready for their big day or it may be a choice for the bridesmaids hair instead. Image Credit Francois Marcel invented the process for creating this style in 1872, and it revolutionised the art of hairdressing across the globe. Originally named the Undulation Wave, the…

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