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Ideas are just the start

Ideas are just the start

Building Contractor Insolvency: help beyond the routine checklist

If your contractor falls into insolvency, there are a number of immediate actions that an employer ought to address. These include checking: payment terms; performance bonds or parent company guarantees; site security; step-in rights; design rights; and the termination provisions under the contract.

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How To Avoid A Counterfeit Christmas

With Christmas day fast approaching some will have already finished their gift buying. But for the rest of us there will inevitably be the last minute Christmas Eve dash to the shops. Buying the right gift is always tricky but, perhaps worse than forgetting to buy a present, would be getting something which wasn’t as it first appeared. So how can we avoid being fooled, and make sure counterfeit goods don’t appear under our Christmas tree?

Counterfeit goods are big business – but at what cost?

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Burness admin

Life In Plastic - Still Fantastic?

As a child of the 90s, Danish pop sensation Aqua brainwashed me into positive connotations of plastic products at an early age. As we have become adults, my generation has roundly turned its back on the suggestion that young girls growing up should aspire to be a “Barbie girl, in a Barbie world.”

In any event, like the Barbie girl mould, the “life in plastic – it’s fantastic” mantra of that (I’m sorry, amazing) 90s school disco stalwart, has also failed to stand the test of time.

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