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The Top UK Schemes to Govern Online Activities

The UK is widely regarded as one of the safest places to enjoy online activities thanks to a number of schemes that have been introduced. On October 26th, the UK government passed an online safety bill called the Online Safety Act 2023 to provide a safe space for UK citizens to use the internet.

The Online Safety Act 2023 is set to address potentially illegal or harmful online content and provides greater powers to deal with it. The act will cover England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. OFCOM will be granted powers to block access to certain search engines or services in...

David Banks

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A year of transformative delivery in the Heart of the South West

Authored by Program
Posted: Thu, 12/07/2023 - 11:16am

The Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) looks back on a year of impactful funding commitments and initiatives.

Since January, the LEP has continued to work with stakeholders to provide funding and support for local businesses, skills, and job creation.

To date, LEP-funded activities have created over 7,800 new jobs, helped over 18,000 businesses to grow, and connected over 9,500 homes and businesses to superfast broadband.

Major business support projects include the launch of the British Business Bank’s £200 million South West Investment Fund...

Understanding the Intersection of Technology and Leisure Activities in the UK

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Wed, 12/06/2023 - 12:04pm

In today's rapidly evolving world, technology is embedded in almost every aspect of our daily lives. One can hardly discuss the modern lifestyle without touching upon the role of technology. Particularly in the UK, the intertwining of tech and leisure activities presents a fascinating panorama of progress and transformation. From capturing moments with cutting-edge photography tools to revisiting nostalgic activities with a tech twist, the landscape is ever-evolving.

The Digital Reinvention of Traditional Leisure Activities

Historically, leisure activities in the UK have...

New forex company Tradu enters the market  

Authored by Val Watson
Posted: Thu, 11/23/2023 - 8:26pm

Looking for a new trading platform? If you’re one of the 18% of Brits who invest in stocks , then Tradu could be the ideal place for you to do it. This is a brand-new forex company that offers a superb service and makes it easy to trade some of the biggest stocks around the world .

However, as with any new trading platform, you won’t want to jump straight into using it without doing a thorough background check about it and what it can offer you. We understand that this is a big decision to make, which is why we’ve taken a deep dive into the Tradu world, so you can learn the most...

Framing Exeter's Heritage: How Picture Frames Preserve and Showcase Our City's History

Authored by Liv Butler
Posted: Thu, 11/23/2023 - 11:47am

Nestled in the heart of Devon, Exeter resonates with echoes of a storied past, where every cobblestone and corner tells a tale. Imagine strolling through the historic Quayside, where the air still whispers of ancient merchants and mariners. In such moments, the importance of preserving Exeter's rich historical tapestry becomes strikingly evident. Integral to this preservation are frames , not merely as decorative elements, but as guardians of Exeter's visual memories. Through their quiet presence, these frames capture the city's stories, turning every photo and painting into a window to...

Forging the Fore Street Music Quarter: New music store and flagship Yamaha dealer, the Music Depot, opens in Exeter

Authored by Program
Posted: Thu, 11/23/2023 - 11:46am

The Music Depot, an exciting venture from the dedicated team behind Sidwell Street’s beloved Musicroom, is set to strike a chord with musicians from across the region with the opening of their new store on Saturday December 2.

Selected by international instrument manufacturer Yamaha as their flagship dealer for the South West of England, the Music Depot is poised to make a resounding impact on the local music scene, and add to Fore Street’s growing community of independent businesses.

To celebrate their opening and partnership with Yamaha, the Music Depot will be hosting a...

What Does a Family Law Solicitor Do?

Authored by Liv Butler
Posted: Sun, 11/19/2023 - 12:32pm

Family law is a sensitive and intricate field of legal practice, often encompassing some of the most personal and emotionally charged areas of an individual's life. In the United Kingdom, particularly in regions such as West Yorkshire, family law solicitors play a crucial role in navigating these complex legal waters. This article delves into the roles and responsibilities of a family law solicitor, shedding light on the myriad ways in which they support and guide their clients through challenging times.

Understanding the Scope of Family Law

At its core, family law is a legal...

Finding the Right Christmas Saving Account: A Guide to Secure and Convenient Holiday Savings

Authored by Liv Butler
Posted: Fri, 11/17/2023 - 10:14pm

As the holiday season approaches, many individuals and families start to feel the financial strain of gift-buying, traveling, and hosting. In fact, according to the National Retail Federation, the average American spent over $1,000 on holiday-related expenses in 2019. With the current economic climate and uncertainty surrounding the future, it is more important than ever to have a plan in place for managing holiday expenses.

One way to do so is by opening a Christmas saving account , also known as a holiday savings account. These accounts are specifically designed to help...

What Is Statute Barred Debt

Authored by Val Watson
Posted: Thu, 11/16/2023 - 9:47pm

Have you ever heard of the term "statute barred debt"? If you're dealing with financial issues or unpaid debts, understanding this concept is crucial. In this article, we'll delve into the basics of statute barred debt, what it means, and its implications. Plus, we'll touch upon the intriguing topic of "statute barred debt sold on."

What Is Statute Barred Debt?

Statute barred debt, also known as time-barred debt, is a legal concept that limits the time frame within which a creditor can take legal action to recover an unpaid debt. In simpler terms, it's the expiration date for a...

UK's Bingo Phenomenon: A Thriving Tradition Through Time

Authored by Val Watson
Posted: Wed, 11/15/2023 - 6:23am

Bingo, or Housey-Housey as it was previously called in the UK, is a traditional game of chance and probability. Although, nowadays, many would consider this game to be old-fashioned and outdated, however, the digital revolution gave new life to the game. Even though nothing can replace the sense of community that bingo halls provide to the players, digital availability made sure that bingo would never die out or be replaced as a go-to game of chance for people who enjoy the thrill.

The Deep-Seated Roots of Bingo in the UK

Originating in 16th-century Italy, bingo's explosive rise...

Foot Anstey bolsters its banking and finance team with numerous hires

Growing national law firm Foot Anstey LLP has welcomed Partner, Emma Earp to its banking and finance team. This also demonstrates the investment the firm is making in strengthening its banking finance offering as it follows the recent additions of Managing Associate, Emma Wood, Solicitor, Michael Bolous and Paralegal, Matteo Hassan to the team.

Emma, who will be based in Foot Anstey's Southampton office, brings over a decade of experience working with corporate borrowers and lenders on regional, national and international transactions.

With her extensive experience and deep...

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