5 things to invest your money in this year

5 things to invest your money in this year

We all want to make more money. Whether it’s to save for a rainy day, to splash out on a holiday or to prepare for the future, it’s important to have more than one revenue stream. Below, we’ve rounded up five creative investments that you should try out this year.   Stocks and shares If you have the time and the knowledge, investing in stocks and shares can prove incredibly lucrative. Take Apple, one of the world’s biggest and most successful technology companies. If you were to have invested $1,000…

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Saving money on your outdoor Summer event

Saving money on your outdoor Summer event

During the Summer there’s no doubt that if the weather is good then having your event outside in the Sun can help make things just the little bit of a better experience for your guests. Lots of places these days will let you hire their outside space for your event. It could be anywhere from the back garden attached to a nice country pub to some spare land around a stately home. No matter what your budget, if you are looking to run an outside event you can find somewhere…

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Avoiding hazards in your work place

Avoiding hazards in your work place

When people tend to think of their work place they tend to think of somewhere that is safe for them to work each day. It doesn’t matter if you are self employed and working from your home office or work a regular 9-5 job in a plush city centre office block, accidents and hazards are not really something that comes to the forefront when thinking about your work environment. I’ve personally worked in the public sector for over 10 years and have had more ‘safety in the work place’ training…

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5 Things I Would Tell My 18 Year Old Self About Money

5 Things I Would Tell My 18 Year Old Self About Money

Today we have a guest post from the AMAZING Angela over at Adventures in Webster Land – This girl has been a regular Money Shed forum poster since it was first created so is a very savvy gal when it comes to anything money related. She’s written a guest post all about the lessons she has learned growing up as an adult and what she would now tell her younger self.   As I approach the ripe old age of 40 I’ve been thinking about all the advice I would…

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How incentivising your staff can save your business money 

How incentivising your staff can save your business money 

  When running a business, setting up staff incentives can be a good way to keep your employees motivated and get the best results from them. But, by keeping them engaged in your business, you can also save your company money. Incentives companies in the UK today, like Corporate Rewards, offer many incentive schemes with the aim of maintaining staff engagement. Such schemes, from employee recognition to sales incentives, can help save businesses money. With this in mind, here are some key ways incentivising your staff can cut your company…

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Spending wisely when it comes to men’s health

Spending wisely when it comes to men's health

Anyone that attends a gym these days will know just how big the Men’s Health sector is now. Most gyms that you walk into will have a whole promotional wall for products you can buy that will help increase your muscle mass and general physique. Every since Crossfit starting taking over the fitness world this has gone up 10 fold I feel. The gym I’m a member of actually has a fairly decent sized shop downstairs that every product the potential bodybuilder might need. A lot of people tend to…

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The troubles of saving for a first time buyer deposit

The troubles of saving for a first time buyer deposit

It seems more people than ever that I follow on our social media accounts are buying their first home. There’s no question that there seems to be more help than ever for first time buyers who are looking to get their feet on the property ladder but getting that initial deposit can still be a huge barrier for people. Unless you have moved back home to the parents or come into some kind of windfall of cash trying to save money up for a deposit while paying out for rent…

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BPI Auctions – Your one stop solution for selling your business assets

BPI Auctions - Your one stop solution for selling your business assets

When you are at home and your fine some random items in the garage or loft that you don’t need anymore the first thing you would tend to do is try and sell them on eBay or a local Facebook group. This isn’t so easy for businesses who might have spare or unused stock that they are looking to make money from. A lot of the time businesses don’t want to get bogged down in the ups and downs of selling their unused stock. Having to deal with postage and…

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