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Cheap ways to advertise your new business venture

Whatever type of business you run, you’re going to have to advertise it in order for people to find you and know what you do. It’s pretty clear you need to have a presence online, but you shouldn’t simply rely just on the virtual world, you should also look at “pressing the flesh” and meeting people, which means you have to do provide some information for them, too. Very quickly, it can become expensive, so we’ve put together a list of the types of items you should be concentrating on, and how much you should be spending. Budget Want...

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How to clean your washing machine

You might think that cleaning your washing machine is unnecessary, it’s surely being cleaned all the time? Well, residue and chemicals can build up in the detergent draw, and around the door seal and in other places. Eventually it could start to smell a bit, so here’s a quick and easy routine you can do regularly to keep it in tip-top condition. 1) Firstly, remove the detergent drawer (check your manual, but they usually just lift out with a bit of a tug), and soak it in hot water in the sink. Use a standard cleaning brush to get...

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Nigel Slater’s marrow stew, pumpkin seed and parsley couscous recipe | Life and style | The Guardian

Why? After a long day preparing food for everyone else, we at Takefood really like to wind down with something comforting, and this is absolutely perfect! The recipe Peel a 600g marrow, cut it in half and discard all the pith and seeds. Cut it into thick pieces about 2cm in width. Roughly chop 750g of tomatoes. Peel and slice a couple of small cloves of garlic. Warm 2 tbsp of oil in a pan, add the tomatoes and marrow and leave to simmer for 20 minutes. Tear the leaves from 6 sprigs of tarragon and stir them in....

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Save Money on Print Costs – Proof Check Your Work!

The customer has a key role to play in the printing process – checking for mistakes! Ensure that you supply the correct details to start with. You don’t want to be an ‘independant’ retailer instead of an ‘independent’ one. Your company is in ‘Basingstone’ and not ‘Basinstoke’. Our busy designers assume that all of your information is correct. Ensure that you double check spelling and grammar as well as details such as phone numbers and e-mail addresses. Have you included a landline and mobile number? Is your registered address on there?  What about a VAT number? Check the size...

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London house prices fall for first time in eight years as rest of UK rises | Business | The Guardian

London house prices fell for the first time year-on-year since the height of the financial crisis eight years ago, underperforming the rest of the UK, Nationwide has said. The average price of a home in the capital is £471,761, down by 0.6% between July and September compared with the same period last year. It was the first drop since the third quarter of 2009, when the UK economy was dealing with the aftershocks of the near-collapse of the global banking system. London was the only region in the UK where prices fell over the third quarter, making the capital...

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