The pros and cons of the Cloud for healthcare providers

The cloud is increasingly becoming the go to solution for many industries looking to streamline their systems and bring costs under control. But, as is sometimes rather jokingly said, the cloud is just other people’s computers. So, for the healthcare sector in particular, there are some serious considerations surrounding security and compliance to be taken …

Nine reasons to visit Oliver’s Nurseries in Essex

Did you know that for seven weeks in the summer Oliver’s Nurseries becomes a fun-filled venue for families? Image Credit The Maize Maze From mid-July until early September, the garden centre which usually offers a huge range of plants and supplies alongside its tea room and gift shop becomes the perfect summer holiday venue. Offering …

Thames Valley sees surge in clinical research volunteers

More people in the Thames Valley area are helping medical advances by taking part in clinical research. Image Credit Figures produced by the National Institute for Health Research indicate there were more than 47,000 volunteers from the Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Milton Keynes and Oxfordshire areas in the year 2016-17 – the highest figures for the region …

The Benefits of Buying Designer

Why do people choose to buy designer goods? Some would argue that you get exactly the same from a cheaper non-branded item and you’re just paying for the name. Is this true? While designer brands might be out of the reach for many people’s wallets, there are good reasons for investing in a product you …

Which Type of Garage Door Do You Need?

There are several types of garage door on the market today, although your personal choice will be influenced by a range of factors. Whether you want a straight replacement for an old door or you’re looking to upgrade to the latest model, these are the advantages and disadvantages of the most common garage doors available …

Web Design Trends for Summer 2017

The world of web design never stands still, and every year we see new developments taking shape. If you think back to the early days of the internet, websites were busy and laden with blue link text, flashing colours and tacky music. Fortunately, we’ve come a long way since then, and current trends are for …

Why radio is still an important medium

MTV and The Buggles might have claimed that video killed the radio star in 1980, but nothing could be farther from the truth. Despite the rise of both television and the internet, radio remains a top medium for advertisers and consumers, second only to television even in 2017. Here is a brief rundown on what …

What is CFD Trading?

Accessibility of Online Trading  With the proliferation of all things online, it’s only to be expected that the world of trading in stocks and shares would move into the online space. Naturally, this puts trading within reach of a lot more potential investors than before. There are many people out there who have a little …

Should my child have a social media account?

Whilst the internet and the interconnectivity of our modern world has brought many benefits, we are all aware there is a dark side to the web and want to try to protect our children when they are online. Image Credit Strictly speaking, children shouldn’t have social media accounts of their own. Nearly all social media …

Should every vehicle now have a dash cam?

Five years ago, no one knew what a dash cam was, but nowadays you can pick them up for less than a meal for two. What exactly are dash cams, and should you be considering one for your own vehicle? Image Credit What is a dash cam? This is a camera that you place on …

Paid clinical trial for people with Alzheimer’s and insomnia

At least half a million UK residents have Alzheimer’s, with the number of new cases increasing rapidly year on year; therefore, research that helps to provide possible treatments to delay, avoid or overcome this devastating condition is both vital and very welcome. Image Credit Alzheimer’s and sleep patterns Unusual sleep patterns are a commonly-reported problem …