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ECB Emergency Fight Back Aganist Covid-19

Posted on March 19, 2020 9:58 am by Editor in Chief under Business News, Economy

A €750 billion emergency package has been launched by The European Central Bank in order to help reduce the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The aim of the emergency package is to purchase company and government debt around the eurozone, including countries that have been devasted by Covid-19. The scheme is only a temporary asset... Read More

Aldi’s Expansion Plan

Posted on September 18, 2019 12:16 pm by admin under Business News, Commercial Developments

Good news for commercial property landlords and landowners as Aldi maybe looking to expand in your area. An ambitious plan has been put forward today by Aldi’s boss, Giles Hurley. The company is planning to open a new store in the UK every week on average for the next two years. In order to achieve its goal, the discount supermarket... Read More

British Steel on the verge of collapse with over 20,000 jobs at risk

Posted on May 21, 2019 10:48 am by admin under Business News

It has been reported (Per Sky News) this morning (21st May 2019) that the UK’s second-biggest steel producer will appoint administrators on Wednesday if it fails to obtain a £30 m government loan. The result of failing to gain a £30m government loan would mean that over 20,000 jobs would be at risk, however, the ripples felt by a... Read More

Paris watches as flames engulf one of France’s most famous landmarks

Posted on April 17, 2019 8:32 am by admin under Misc

The world watched on Monday evening, as France’s most famous landmark was engulfed in flames.  The fire began 18:30 local time, which destroyed the iconic stained-glass windows and wooden interior before the roof and spire collapsed despite the best efforts by the Parisian fire service. Fortunately, the 500 firefighters were able to... Read More

Debenhams on the brink of administration as board reject Ashley’s bid

Posted on April 9, 2019 10:10 am by admin under Business News, Industry News

Since the new year there as been bitter battle between Mike Ashley and Debenhams board to purchase the troubled department store, as it sits on the brink of insolvency. A bid to gain control between Debenhams’ biggest company’s lenders – who include, Silver Point Capital, a North American hedge fund and Mike Ashley who controls Sport... Read More

Emmanuel Macron pushes for a new Europe with European Parliament elections on the horizon

Posted on March 6, 2019 1:31 pm by admin under Business News, Misc

In an open letter which was published in 28 European Member states newspaper, the French President Emmanuel Macron has called on the EU states to avert another Brexit situation. With the European Elections in May, Mr Marcon’s concerns is there could be strong serge of populist and Eurosceptic parties securing several important... Read More

Brexit impacts property market

Brexit uncertainty impacts the property market

Posted on February 11, 2019 11:58 am by Bailey Clarke under Misc

With all the doubt surrounding the Brexit outcome, the property market may experience a downturn resulting in a severe setback for new housing developments, homeowners and tenants. Industry experts are reporting a weakened property market prior to Brexit fears which have seen the biggest monthly drop in January since last... Read More

Creative Christmas window displays

Posted on December 21, 2018 10:41 am by Bailey Clarke under Misc

It's that time of year when big stores provide stunning Christmas window displays for all to admire. Retailers in the festive season aim to create a buzz surrounding their Christmas themed store displays. By grabbing passer-by's attention with amazing Christmas displays many stores are turning admirers into customers. Worldwide festive... Read More

Brief history of skyscrapers

Posted on December 5, 2018 11:43 am by Bailey Clarke under Misc

Early skyscrapers date back to the 19th century when large building developments started to evolve with modern times. The results of creativeness throughout the 19th century and the introduction of the safety elevator saw skyscrapers appearing in big cities such as Chicago and New York. With building developers adapting their skills... Read More

Are savvy promotions attracting Christmas sales for retail stores?

Posted on November 30, 2018 12:30 pm by Bailey Clarke under Misc

With Black Friday and Cyber Mondays campaigns, e-commerce sites and retail stores are certainly attracting early Christmas sales. However, retail stores still have to battle extreme competition in the run-up to the holiday season. The majority of retailers have huge sales a few days prior to the festive period. With... Read More

Greenfield developments: The facts

Posted on November 27, 2018 11:50 am by Bailey Clarke under Misc

Greenfield sites tend to be large vacant areas of agricultural or undeveloped land based in rural areas or cities. These unoccupied areas are normally considered for urban development projects due to some benefits. What are the benefits of a Greenfield development? There are benefits in a greenfield location, for example, it can be a... Read More

Things to consider when investing in church or chapel conversions

Posted on November 20, 2018 12:30 pm by Bailey Clarke under Misc

Many property investors are seeking unusual buildings to convert into either homes or commercial spaces. It's not surprising that redundant churches across the UK have become favourable amongst many potential buyers. With originally features, stunning architecture and large spaces, they certainly provide the wow factor. Reasons why... Read More

Exploring Lincoln Castle’s Georgian and Victorian Prison

Posted on November 16, 2018 12:30 pm by Bailey Clarke under Misc

Lincoln Castle dates back to 1068 when William the Conqueror built the historic building on a site that had been occupied since Roman times. The historic Castle has been part of Lincoln's skyline for an impressive amount of time. However, there is another attraction within the Castle's grounds which holds an intriguing past the... Read More

the leopard inn Burslem

Facts about The Leopard Inn, Stoke-on-Trent

Posted on November 12, 2018 12:00 pm by Bailey Clarke under Misc

Located in Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent The Leopard Inn is an impressive 18th-century public house with heaps of history. With a dominant Georgian frontage and large bay windows, this three-storey historical pub is a listed building. Recently the owners discovered underground tunnels in the vaults which have re-ignited interest with many... Read More

ancient high house Stafford

The majestic Ancient High House in Stafford

Posted on November 7, 2018 12:30 pm by Bailey Clarke under Misc

Based in Stafford is The Ancient High House, a stunning large timber-framed Tudor building and one of the towns famous landmarks. Built around 1595 the Elizabethan town house is the biggest remaining timber-framed building in England. The house was originally commissioned for the wealthy Dorrington family and assembled with oak... Read More

retro video game arcades

Retro video game arcades: The comeback

Posted on November 5, 2018 12:30 pm by Bailey Clarke under Misc

With all the nostalgia surrounding the 80s and 90s, it's inevitable that a revival for retro arcades seems to be making a comeback. The new generation with their smart devices and home consoles are now wanting to explore what past generations experienced. Classic arcade games Classic games were available on arcade machines... Read More

industrial style offices

How to achieve an industrial inspired office

Posted on October 31, 2018 12:00 pm by Bailey Clarke under Misc

In recent years the industrial style has been extremely popular within homes, retail stores and eateries. Many companies have adopted the spacious industrial-look for their offices scrapping the standard corporate office layout. Although many offices are perfectly happy with their normal layouts some firms have reformed and adapted... Read More

When to decide if a building should be demolished

When old buildings should be demolished

Posted on October 29, 2018 12:30 pm by Bailey Clarke under Misc

When passing a neglected old building, whether it be industrial, residential or historical you can't help to think of its history and the reasons why it has been sadly abandoned. There are many reasons for the demise of old buildings, one is simpler that the maintenance of the property has become too expensive and time consuming... Read More

Exploring the largest shopping malls in the world

Exploring the largest shopping malls in the world

Posted on October 24, 2018 12:30 pm by Bailey Clarke under Misc

There are many shopping malls in all shapes and sizes across the globe. With most people experiencing a shopping complex we take a look at how the larger shopping malls create a different experience. New South Mall, China The New South Mall based in Dongguan, China has an astonishing 6.46 million sq ft on gross leasable areas.... Read More

Building Management System Benefits

The benefits of having a building management system

Posted on October 22, 2018 12:00 pm by Bailey Clarke under Misc

There are many advantages of a building management system (BMS). One is that it allows the facility management to have control of the building environment as well as remote monitoring. In basic terms, a BMS is a computer-based system which can be installed to help manage the everyday running of a building. Teams that manage large... Read More

how online reviews can destroy a business

Are online reviews destroying the reputation of struggling shops?

Posted on October 19, 2018 12:15 pm by Bailey Clarke under Misc

Unfounded online reviews are becoming increasingly frustrating for many businesses that are fighting to keep their good reputation intact. Long before review websites, a retail business, food outlet or tradesman would rely on word of mouth or customer loyalty but sadly it seems to be slowly disappearing with the new... Read More

How Offering Free WiFi Can Benefit Your Business

How offering free WiFi can benefit your business

Posted on October 15, 2018 12:00 pm by Bailey Clarke under Misc

As various businesses are offering free WiFi they are benefiting from many factors such as increased sales, target marketing and returning customers. With many of us relying on smartphones to connect us to emails and alerts, having free WiFi whilst on the move is essential for the majority of us. Some companies are able to track... Read More