HFC refrigerant supplies to be cut by almost 50 per cent next year

Retailers are likely to be seriously affected by cuts in supplies of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) next year. Many companies are already moving towards more climate-friendly alternatives, but HFCs are still used by many supermarkets for refrigeration and cooling systems. In addition to problems with supplies, prices of HFCs are likely to increase drastically in the coming …

Car hire complaints rise by 73 per cent

There has been a massive spike in the number of complaints concerning car hire/purchase deals in the UK. The number of complaints about hire purchase deals has risen from 1,784 to 5,029 in the space of two years, with the majority of these relating to car purchases. Image Credit In the UK last year, approximately …

An Introduction to Giclee Printing

Have you ever wondered what people mean when they refer to ‘Giclee Prints’? In simple terms, it’s a method of high quality printing for fine art that is carried out on an inkjet printer. So what makes it different from standard inkjet printing and what are the benefits of giclee over other methods such as …

Seven interview SEO questions and answers

Interviewing a candidate for an SEO role can be challenging without the ability to immediately check SEO competence and expertise. Recognised qualifications, a history of high performance, good experience and evidenced knowledge will help you to build up a picture, of course, but make sure you ask these detailed SEO questions to learn more. Image …

Why Choose Parquet Flooring?

Although parquet flooring comes from the 16th century, it’s still a popular choice in even the most modernly designed homes. Depending on what the actual wooden blocks look like, you are able to create a multitude of patterns by cleverly laying down individual pieces and benefitting from the different types of grains and shades in …

Three ways that double glazed windows help the environment

Recently, people have become increasingly aware of just how much their lifestyle impacts negatively on the environment. Long car journeys, long-haul flights and even our diets, all adversely affect the environment. Image Credit Gaining popularity in recent years, events such as World Environment Day promote preserving nature and helping the environment. As much as we …

Winter Survival Skills You Need to Know

If you’re planning on doing any exploring or adventuring during the winter months, it’s extremely important you are fully prepared and know what to expect. You should never under-estimate the difference between the harshest winter weather and conditions during the rest of the year. Many people find themselves in difficulties every winter simply because they …

What happens to scrapped cars?

Most people expect breakers yards to be a bit chaotic, but they run some of the neatest vacuum cleaners in the country. Image Credit Everyone’s familiar with those giant electromagnets that lift cars and the hydraulic presses into which they’re eventually dropped. But this high-tech industry has other tricks up its sleeves. Next, those compressed …