Amazingly, accidents in the workplace still happen at an alarming rate. According to the Health and Safety Executive, 611,000 work-related injuries were reported last year, and a staggering 1.2 million people suffered from illnesses related to their work or workplace. And these are only the accidents and cases of work-related illness which were officially reported. Many more minor incidents occur which never make it into…

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Many entrepreneurs are passionate about their business idea – and rightly so – it is in fact the small business sector in the UK which creates more jobs than any other sector in the economy. However, if you’re going to start a business and grow it into a sustainable enterprise with a long term future, then that’s exactly what you need to be focused on…

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Asset financing is nothing new – a mortgage, for example, could be considered to be a kind of asset financing solution. Asset financing in this context, however, refers to the kind of financing a business may undertake; indeed, it’s the perfect solution for a business, especially one that’s just starting. The main purpose of asset financing is to make it easier for a business to…

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Business litigation, also referred to as commercial litigation, broadly encompasses any type of legal controversy related to business issues. It involves the legal resolution of disputes or conflicts that arise in the commercial or business sectors. Business litigations or lawsuits can be filed because of disputes between different business entities or conflicts arising between individuals and businesses. In commercial litigation, the litigant is the accused…

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There comes a time in the lifespan of every company when the people at the top need to start thinking about expansion. Maybe you operate from a warehouse and you’re running out of storage space, or perhaps you simply can’t find enough room for all the staff members you need to employ to ensure your office runs smoothly. Either way, finding the funds to purchase…

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Opening up a new business takes skill, precision and effort to ensure that you have explored all options with your business or intend to explore all options for your business. Merchandise, opening up websites and getting all compatible software and hardware to run a successful business will be a necessity. If owning an entrepreneurship position that offers services becomes your main business, having free estimate…

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Investing in the stock market has the potential to help you build a nice little retirement fund, but it takes time, dedication, and patience, as well as the willingness to suffer some losses in order to see those ultimate gains. Investments are all about claiming a partial ownership in a company in exchange for providing them with investment funds — often referred to as capital…

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The United States is home to some massive companies that employ vast groups of people and move millions to trillions of products and dollars. As part of their ongoing quest to gain good PR, give back and reduce their tax liabilities, many of these large corporations participate in charitable giving. They do so to the tune of upwards of a billion dollars. The practice of…

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Couriers have emerged as the chosen way to send goods via mail, mainly due to their convenience and professional service. Many courier companies have emerged in the 21st century that will pick up parcels from your business address and deliver them to any destination over the world. With a range of delivery speeds, insurance options and quick online booking facilities, it is no surprise that…

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The Cost of Energy Efficiency

Posted by January 23, 2014

The US Energy Information Association (EIA) expects the total U.S. electricity generation during 2013 will be 0.2% higher than 2012. They estimate that this will continue into 2014 with a 0.4% increase. The rising cost of generation fuels, (especially natural gas), is a key factor in the estimated increase in cost. The EIA says “during the upcoming winter months, residential electricity price will average 11.9…

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