Tilia Homes strengthens its team with new senior land manager appointment

Tilia Homes Western, based in Exeter, Devon, has strengthened its land and planning team with the appointment of Senior Land Manager, Simon Gitsham.

After graduating from the University of Glamorgan with a degree in Valuation and Estate Management, Simon subsequently qualified as a chartered surveyor in 2007. For a large part of his career, he has been based in the south west primarily dealing with the sale and valuation of development land at a large firm of chartered surveyors. Simon’s journey into housebuilding began at a Housing Association, where he was involved in the...

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The future of the hotel management industry

Authored by Val Watson
Posted: Sat, 09/18/2021 - 10:01pm

In recent times, guests are generally more satisfied with their hotel experience than some years back. The hotel management industry has improved. In the future, this change will still be the case.

There are some drivers of the future of the hotel management industry. How well these factors are considered will determine if you will be able to manage your hotel easily , efficiently and improve your business or not.

What will determine the future of the hotel management industry?

The future of the hotel management industry lies with how much improvement can happen in the...

Top Tips for Transporting Heavy Goods

Authored by Frank Parker
Posted: Fri, 09/17/2021 - 10:27pm

There are plenty of different occasions in which transporting heavy goods may well end up being a necessity. First of all, you may be running a business that needs to move things around. Alternatively, it could be that you are moving house and you have acquired a great deal of furniture that needs to be shifted. Whatever the case, you want to make sure that you are doing the job safely with no damage to you or your possessions. So, here are a few top tips to help you to do this.

Plan Thoroughly

Rather than steaming in headfirst, it is worth putting in a plan of action....

What is a Managed IT Service Provider and why do you need one?

Authored by Val Watson
Posted: Wed, 09/15/2021 - 8:31am

Managed Services Providers (MSPs) are an integral part of the IT industry. As a business owner, you may not have the time or knowledge to manage your infrastructure on your own. In this case, hiring an MSP will take the stress off of your shoulders and optimise your infrastructure without having to pay for costly in-house IT staff.

These experts can come in and set up a service desk for things like antimalware protection, new user setup, remote backup solutions, disaster recovery preparedness, network set-up and security and more!

1. What is a Managed Services Provider?


Why Do You Need IT Support in London? - Top Ways it Impacts your Business

Authored by Frank Parker
Posted: Mon, 09/13/2021 - 11:26pm

Digital technologies are leading to massive changes in business - this is one of the reasons to keep your IT service and strategy on track. Cybersecurity attacks, website outages, or any other IT issue can cost you much.

Think about the time, money, or resources you spend on your business growth! What makes reliable and end-to-end IT assistance, advanced cybersecurity solutions, and Technology Consulting so crucial?

A Quick Overview

Getting award-winning, competent, and highly qualified IT security, IT services, or IT support in London will bring your business...

Pros and Cons of CNC Laser Cutting

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Posted: Fri, 09/10/2021 - 4:20pm

Cutting is considered one of the very basic and commonly used processes for metal fabrication. However, laser cutting is the most preferred technology that is used in multiple industry jobs as it has the upper hand over plenty of other methods.

But, simultaneously, just like everything has a flip side, so does laser cutting also has, as it has a couple of downsides attached to it.

Let us dive deeper into understanding the pros and cons of laser cutting, used majorly in manufacturing signages of different types.

Advantages of Laser Cutting

As per 1 Stop Signs ,...

5 ways your business/brand can benefit from Instagram Live

Authored by Val Watson
Posted: Thu, 09/09/2021 - 10:20pm

Instagram is a social media platform that needs very little introduction, and with usage projected to rise to 1.2 billion users worldwide by 2023, it is bound to get bigger and even more relevant in this decade. As much as it functions as a source of entertainment, the commercial appeal of Instagram is too massive to be ignored. 80% of accounts follow at least one business or brand account and 60% of its users are exposed to new products through the application. As such, it would be near suicidal for any business or brand not to tap into a huge customer base waiting to be won over on the...

Why do you need two-factor authentication for your web hosting?

Authored by Simon Wells
Posted: Wed, 09/08/2021 - 10:57pm

The cyber crime rate went up to 600% since the COVID-19 pandemic. There’s been a significant increase in more sophisticated phishing attacks posing as health officials. Of course, considering the current situation, many people were deceived into taking action, clicking on malicious links, and giving their credentials.

To protect you from these types of attacks, your web hosting provider should utilize two-factor authentication to help prevent cybercriminals from getting access to your account and sensitive data.

As the name implies, two-factor authentication adds a layer...

5 Amazing benefits of LED lighting in an office space

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Tue, 09/07/2021 - 9:55pm

Getting the right lighting system in an office space is super important. It creates a safe and comfortable working space for both employees, customers, and investors. If you’re looking for the best lighting system for your office space, then LED lights are your best bet.

LED lighting products are popular because they are energy-efficient, durable, and have high performance. But the benefits of such products in an office space are not restricted to these.

Studies have shown that LED lights reduce melatonin. Melatonin is a natural hormone found in the body that controls...

Recycled candle making in Exeter

An apple a day keeps the landfill away!

Authored by Sue Cade
Posted: Tue, 09/07/2021 - 11:56am

Wax recycling eco-business The Recycled Candle Company has won an International Green Apple Environment Award in the campaign to find the greenest companies.

The Exeter-based business competed against more than 500 other nominations to scoop one of the coveted awards.

Sargon Latchin, co-founder with Richard Hills-Ingyon says “It’s a real honour to be named as one of the winners in these well regarded environmental awards and join a number of previous winners from the region.

“After the exceptional pressures of the past year and the impact of the lockdowns which...

BIPC are giving new Devon businesses expert help to take them to the next level

Devon lockdown businesses ready to go to the next level

Authored by Cornerstone
Posted: Mon, 09/06/2021 - 3:40pm

New Devon businesses which have sprung up during lockdown are being given expert help to take them to the next level.

The Business and Intellectual Property Centre in Exeter (BIPC) is staging a free 13 week ‘Bedroom to Business’ webinar course aimed at start-up entrepreneurs which are ready to expand (from 8th September).

Since November 2020, when BIPC in Devon launched its online offering after the first lockdown, it’s helped 447 businesses. A further 58 people have also come through the doors for one-to-one meetings since the library buildings in Exeter, Paignton and...

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