Author: Sandra Hall

Four Awesome Single Storey Extensions

Add Value To Your Home And Create Extra Living Space If you’re looking for additional room in your home, then consider a single storey extension to be used in one of these four inspiring ways. The average cost of moving house has risen by 59% in the past decade and now stands at over £12,000 every time you wish to relocate. Many people who need to upsize are now choosing to add living space to their existing properties instead. With Permitted Development rights, owners are able to build single storey extensions to their home without a planning application, so...

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Making Tax Digital: Excel Imports Will Be Supported

HMRC Confirms That Businesses Can Still Use Spreadsheets under MTD Following the latest consultation on Making Tax Digital, it has been confirmed that spreadsheets can still be used, as long as they meet HMRC requirements. The Government announced its £1.3 billion initiative on making tax digital in the 2015 budget, a programme that would revolutionise tax reporting. The plan, which is scheduled to be in place by April 2018, will introduce online accounts through which taxpayers can interact directly with HMRC. The move is seen by most as a welcome step that will ultimately make the whole reporting system...

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Hack Proof Computers Coming Soon

Will new discoveries in quantum computing spell the end for hackers? Researchers at Ottawa University play hackers at their own game to develop hack-proof quantum computing networks. Computer hackers are a huge headache for businesses and individuals alike, causing damage to computers and networks, stealing sensitive data, breaching privacy, and costing companies money, time and wasted resources. However, by playing hackers at their own game, researchers at the University of Ottawa in Canada may have come up with a solution to this ever-present problem. Quantum Hacking Traditional computers, which operate using ones and zeros, are themselves tricky to protect...

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What Are The Biggest Public Liability Payouts?

Compensation Claims are Becoming Increasingly Common – and Costly While the USA remains the lawsuit capital of the world, the litigation culture is becoming increasingly common worldwide. And the amounts claimed get ever higher. From no-win no fee lawyers advertising on billboards to Judge Judy attracting a Hollywood salary, we all know that a good lawsuit has become part of the American Dream. But anybody who thinks this is a purely American phenomenon should think again. Compensation claims are getting more and more common all around the world, and any business that fails to prepare by taking out public...

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Impress Your Friends With Juggling Tricks!

With Determination and the Right Tools, Anyone Can Learn to Juggle The ancient art of juggling goes back thousands of years. It might look easy, but it takes practice and determination to get it right. From 4,000 year-old hieroglyphics in Egyptian tombs to prime time TV on Britain’s Got Talent, juggling is one of those performance arts that has always raised a smile.   Becoming an expert juggler is not easy – if it was, there would be no mystique. It is, however, something that anyone can learn to do with dedication, practice and by following some basic tips. The...

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