Author: Tiffany Hurd

How to Choose the Best Candidates for a Job

How to Choose the Best Candidates for a Job

Opinion
If you are looking for a new employee, there are a few factors that you should consider when choosing the best candidates. The first thing you should consider is the nature of the position you are advertising. If the job is stressful, you should look for candidates with mental strength. You will need people who can handle the pressure, tight deadlines, and complex client requirements. It's important to know that a candidate must be highly motivated, productive and willing to go the extra mile. (more…)
Things to Include in a Cleaning Contract

Things to Include in a Cleaning Contract

Opinion
Before signing a cleaning contract, it is important to know what it is for and what it includes. This document will outline the exact duties of the cleaner and any limitations of their contract. The document should also mention the terms of payment and any dispute resolution procedures. This type of document is signed by companies and individuals and is ideal for workplaces, offices, and personal residences. The contract should be written in a formal tone and avoid complex or misleading statements. (more…)
Supporting others to live independently

Supporting others to live independently

Opinion
Being independent is a trait that we learn early on in life and is often something that we take for granted. In some cases, it is not until we find ourselves in the position of needing extra help either as the result of a medical condition or older age, that we realise how much we value being able to do things for ourselves. (more…)
Where to place a TV in your home

Where to place a TV in your home

Electronics
If you only have one television, and this is by no means the norm or the average. Where you place it is a cause for some debate. In the past, i.e. the Sixties, Seventies and Eighties there was only one TV and a choice of 3 channels. As a high priced luxury item, the Television was a much sought after entertainment option, but few homes could afford more than one. You needed to have a good level of reception to receive those channels, just as you do today. At least now we have a TV aerial repair Cheltenham based company steveunettaerials.co.uk/our-services/aerial-services/tv-aerial-repair/tv-aerial-repair-cheltenham/ on hand to help us. (more…)
How Edward Jenner changed the medical world

How Edward Jenner changed the medical world

Lifestyle
The recent global pandemic of COVID19 has affected every country on the planet to some degree or another. No one has been unaffected by the virus but finally, it seems we have managed to get past the worst of it. We are now in the process of learning to live with it as well as we can. We’ve been able to get on top of the virus in a number of ways. The work of our NHS has been paramount in helping us succeed. However, the need for Medical Indemnity like that from Howden Group is vital. (more…)
What Problems Does Moss Cause on Shingles?

What Problems Does Moss Cause on Shingles?

Opinion
What problems does moss cause on shingles? Moss is the result of poor ventilation and lack of sunlight. It can be removed manually by applying a chlorine bleach mixture and wearing rubber gloves. This method kills moss, but can damage the roof. It also releases granules, which are vital for maintaining the integrity of the roof. This solution can be applied to a variety of roofing materials, including shingles. Image credit Moss removal is not a DIY project if the coverage is great. Using a commercial cleaning solution can remove roof moss, however, it is important to use protective sheeting when applying it. The majority of cleaning chemicals can damage the roof or walls and may even kill plants. You must read the label of the product to make sure it is safe to use. Some cleanin...
How to Organise a Wedding Guest List

How to Organise a Wedding Guest List

Wedding
Creating a wedding guest list is an important part of the planning process. This is more complicated than simply writing a list of everyone you would like to celebrate with as you need to work out where to seat everyone so they are happy and comfortable. Nevertheless, you should take the time to decide who you'd like to include, and then decide on a way to communicate this to your guests. (more…)
Can concrete ever be artistic?

Can concrete ever be artistic?

DIY
Concrete is a staple and basic addition to any build. It is the base and core of many structures. In some cases, the whole building may have been constructed from concrete. In the late 1940s and 1950s, due to the need for speed and a lack of brick, concrete became the go-to building material of public works. (more…)
How to Choose the Right Colour For Your Garage Door

How to Choose the Right Colour For Your Garage Door

Decor
Choosing the colour of your garage door can be tricky. There are many options, but neutral colours are generally the safest and most stylish choice. White is a popular choice as it represents purity, cleanliness, and positivity. It can be a different shade of ivory or cream. Darker colours can be used to compliment the colour of lighter house bricks. The right combination of colour and style is key to ensuring that your garage door compliments your home. (more…)
How to get yourself a designer lawn

How to get yourself a designer lawn

DIY
We all want a better garden. Not only do they increase the value of our homes, but they also improve the look of the property in general. A good lawn is a thing of comfort and pride. It also offers a place to sit and lay out some nice garden furniture or to get a rug down and have a backyard picnic. How do you get such a perfect example? How do you get a designer lawn? (more…)