Reasons for fitting a car insurance tracker

You are probably hearing that many more drivers are having a tracker fitted to their vehicle for insurance purposes. It could be that you’ve taken out a new policy in recent years and been asked if you have a vehicle recovery tracker or Thatcham approved tracker fitted. The reason for the increase in drivers fitting trackers is that the trackers offer the best in modern protection against having your vehicle stolen. Car theft remains a leading crime in the UK, so there are plenty of reasons why getting a tracker…

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These urban design trends are worth watching

Urban design trends can change each year, and many new ideas arrive as the seasons’ change. We have seen a number of exciting new trends over the last few months and there are a few that are definitely worth watching this year. From creating an ‘experience’ for the visitor to adding greenery or even food halls, read on to discover the new trends to watch for 2019. Experience is key The important aspect about urban space planning isn’t just about the appearance or function. It is now all about the…

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Tesla to Cut UK Jobs

One of the world’s most famous electric car manufacturers, Tesla, is preparing to axe over 3000 jobs. According to Elon Musk, the company’s enigmatic billionaire owner, Tesla can no longer afford to keep these staff members on its payroll. The reason for the job cuts? The cars are just too expensive. Image Credit 3000 Jobs Most employees of Tesla are based in the US at the main factory in California as well as at smaller facilities based in Nevada, Buffalo, China and the Netherlands. Whilst 3000 certainly sounds like a…

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5 tips to getting the most from a property auction

When it comes to buying property most people still take the traditional route of using a high street estate agent. But there are alternatives, one of which is to buy at auction. Image Credit Properties are sold at auction for a number of reasons, often because they have been repossessed by a lender – https://www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-sets/live-tables-on-repossession-activity. Auctions are popular with landlords looking to buy properties online and if you are just starting out in buy-to-let remember you will need other things like property inventory software too. Buying at auction is a…

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How to camouflage a tank

In the dark days following the evacuation of Dunkirk the British Army was on its knees. It had left a considerable amount of equipment, and personnel behind in France. As the Nazi’s prepared to invade the only thing that stood against them was the Royal Air Force but there was also another phony war being fought. To convince the German Wehrmacht that there was more hardware than there actually was, cardboard boxes were arranged with funnels to look like scores of tanks ready to repel any subsequent land invasion. Whilst…

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