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Monthly Archives: August 2018

  • Most Common Plumbing Problems Found in New Constructions

    Most Common Plumbing Problems Found in New Constructions
    We usually relate plumbing problems with older buildings.  However, that's not necessarily the case. As a matter of fact, since many contractors aren't always familiar with the layout of the building they're working on, and due to tight schedules, plumbing issues are very common even in the brand-new constructions. Properly identifying these plumbing problems before they show their ugly face can save you a lot of money and trouble. So, let's take a look at some of the most common plumbing problems you may face after moving into a new build.

    Leaky faucets

    Leaky faucets are often associated with corroded valve seats and the worn-out washers. You might think.... ...
  • I Failed My GCSEs. What Can I Do?

    I Failed My GCSEs. What Can I Do?

    It's results day, you're nervous, and your palms are quite sweaty.

    As you open up your GCSE results envelope, you realise things aren't the way they're supposed to be. Your friends are jumping for joy about their GCSE results, but you're in shock. You feel lost, and you don't know what to do.

    Just remember, you're not the only one who has failed. Last year, more than 35% of students from England, Wales and Northern Ireland, didn't achieve a pass mark across a range of subjects which include English and Maths.

    But despite that, we can imagine your results have put a dent in your confidence. After all, we've been raised to believe that good GCSEs will set you up for a bright future. And while that may be true, did you know that Sir Richard Branson, founder of Virgin, left....

  • Fire safety training: Office Fire Prevention Tips

    Fire safety training: Office Fire Prevention Tips

    Fire safety training is paramount for staff in any environment. This article explores the risks of fires in offices and how you can prevent the unthinkable of happening. It has been a year since the incident in which fire consumed the Grenfell Tower, 72 people lost their lives and 151 homes were destroyed. Such huge tragedies always serve as a reminder for us to take a look at the bigger picture regarding fire safety, and the results we can find there are even grimmer. According to research published by Home Office, during the period....

  • The 9 Hidden Benefits of Supply Teaching

    The 9 Hidden Benefits of Supply Teaching

    When we think of supply teaching, we often think of the negatives. Like how there isn't any regular work or how supply teachers are simply thrown into the deep end to cover a class in a teacher's absence.

    While permanent work can give you a routine, job security and a steady income, supply teaching does have a number of hidden benefits that are worth knowing.

    In this article, we've identified 9 hidden benefits of supply teaching.

    1. Flexibility

    Supply teaching is a great way to balance time spent in the classroom with your own extra-curricular activities. You can choose when you want to work and where you want to work. Supply teaching gives you the chance to fit your travelling plans whenever it suits you. You're not restricted to set holidays given by the school. You can even attend events such as birthdays,....

  • 7 Best Foods For Memory & Brain Function During Exams

    7 Best Foods For Memory & Brain Function During Exams

    Instead of stressing yourself by trying to cram information for an upcoming exam, you can simply revise in a calming environment while eating the foods that will best enhance your abilities. Read on to learn the 10 best foods to boost your memory and exam performance.

    1. Ginger

    Ginger is one of those foods that help with just about everything. From weight loss to reducing stress, motion sickness and helping with common colds, people all around the world use the spice as a DIY for their health. Related content: GCSE Equivalent: Study Tips For Functional Skills Exams Indeed, people have also found that ginger even helps with memory loss. Ginger is recommended for people suffering from dementia. Studies suggest.... ...
  • Robots: The Future of Elderly Care

    Robots: The Future of Elderly Care

    In the 2004 movie, I-Robot, we see the robot-hating protagonist Del Spooner (played by Will Smith) express his shock and disappointment in seeing a robot making a pie for his grandmother in her apartment. And I am sure many of us will share the same reaction. After all, it's not normal. And it's definitely not human.

    But despite whatever apprehensions you have against robots (or fears of robots taking over the world), the robotic revolution has already begun. Robots are already playing a key role in the manufacturing industry. And we've already been introduced to robots who can hoover the floor and cut the grass. Soon, we'll have robots driving cars on our road. (Google have already tested a self-driving car in the US).

    But what about elderly care? Should we ....

  • Top 7 Construction Jobs in the UK: Essential Skills

    Top 7 Construction Jobs in the UK: Essential Skills
    There is an array of construction jobs out there, and the construction industry is ready to hire people at the most competitive rates and perks. Project owners, contractors, and managers are looking for the most efficient ways to advertise their needs of the workforce and see a good return on each penny spent. However, construction workers in Northern Ireland are doing the best in terms of wages in the United Kingdom, according to Federation of Master Builders. Relevant courses required for a CSCS Card (essential to work on a construction site) ...