Monday, 20 July 2015
Sometimes, businesses with a more or less wide market grip can think of consolidating their operations under one umbrella. In a number of situations, that can mean employees relocating to a new residence near the business’ new location. Graeme Brown of the Birmingham Post said such may be the case for banking conglomerate HSBC, which is preparing to set up the U.K. headquarters of its personal and business banking divisions in the city after years at the global HQ in London’s Canary Wharf. The relocation can give businesses in Croydon, South London, some ideas about a change in location in the borough or a full transfer, in light of current conditions in the area. The borough is eagerly awaiting the plans of election candidates Gavin Barwell and Sarah Jones to aid local businesses if either of them represented Croydon Central after the upcoming elections.
Sunday, 19 July 2015
So you’re almost done moving into your new home, when you suddenly realize that there’s not enough space for your large sofa. Leaving it at your front yard seems like a bad idea, and the place is still full of unpacked boxes. So you go and call a storage in Croydon. You’re still not sure, however, that the storage will be a safe place for your favourite sofa, since you haven’t seen the place yet. A quick trip to the facility may be a good idea. Here are a list of things to check to ensure that your belongings are in good and capable hands, until you’re ready to put them back in your house. Location The location alone can say a lot of things about the safety of your items. Is the place well secured? Is it in a private area, or is it where people can freely walk in and out? If you encounter tight security, then that’s a good indication that your own things would be safe.
Friday, 17 July 2015
Moving can be such a hassle, especially if some of your things end up lost or broken on the way. Removals in Surrey don’t have to be this way, though. The key is to choose the right company that will take care of your belongings as if these were theirs. Here is a list of things that you should consider when looking for a removals company. What type of Insurance do they offer? Coverage varies among providers, so find out the limit that a company offers. You may need to take out a separate removals insurance if you want more extensive coverage. Are they members of Removal Associations? The best removal companies in Surrey like Arnold & Self are members of organizations like the National Guild of Removers and Storers, the Ombudsman Quality Monitoring Scheme, and The British Association of Removers, which set high minimum standards of conduct for their members.
Tuesday, 14 July 2015
Some U.K. citizens may have ideas about living elsewhere in the Commonwealth and work hard to achieve that dream. One place worth giving a shot may be on the other side of the planet: New Zealand. An article in ENZ.org shares some insights for making the big leap with everything you have. The idea of starting a new chapter of your life in the Land of Kiwis and the All-Blacks may be enticing to Britons who seek different pastures. A special Immigration New Zealand appeal in 2013 for engineering and construction workers to help in rebuilding quake-struck Christchurch, for example, led to thousands of applications from the U.K.; the Guardian even notes that at least 50,000 British citizens are already retired in New Zealand. When you are considering going down to New Zealand for a life-changing adventure, entrust people who know removals in Sutton like the professionals at Arnold & Self with the responsibility.