Author: Sandra Hall

How To Maintain An Attractive Front Lawn

Ideas to Keep Your Front Lawn Beautiful This Summer It is easy to add some kerb appeal to your front lawn, and make it the envy of all your neighbours. Winter seems to have gone on forever, but at last Spring is well and truly here, and willingly or otherwise, we are all venturing out to make our gardens look respectable. Whether you are Percy Thrower reborn or the world’s most reluctant gardener, there is no getting away from the fact that the front garden is there for all to see. If you leave it for long, particularly at...

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Over 65s Are Property Rich, But Cash Poor

With their own property, but little in the way of readily accessible cash, some pensioners are facing a dilemma. Property wealth in the over-65s has hit an all-time high, reaching an astonishing £1.072tr. While this shows that the housing market is in great shape, it’s a bit of a mixed bag for pensioners. For while they may own property (maybe even more than one) they don’t have much in the way of readily available cash. For some, that means facing having to sell their home if they need money unexpectedly. Luckily though, there is a solution. Sometimes you can...

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How to Save When Shipping Across Europe

International Trade is More Important Than Ever. How can You Save Money? The perilous state of the UK economy, along with concerns over Brexit mean that exporters look closer than ever at European logistics to get the best deal. The EU referendum result back in June 2016 led many importers and exporters in the UK to wonder how trade links with their European partners might be affected by Brexit. When added to existing concerns over a poorly performing pound and a general malaise in the economy, it is little wonder that they are looking in all directions to control...

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