About Me
Buying a new business

I have always wanted to own my own business, but I have never had that one big idea that I thought I could turn into a business. Recently one of the guys I went to uni with has approached me about me about buying his business from him. I'm excited about the idea of finally being my own boss and getting to run my own business. This blog is all about buying a new business and has some tips on what you need to know before you buy a business. I hope it will be useful for anyone contemplating the same move.


3 Often Overlooked Factors You Need to Consider When Planning an Outdoor Movie Fundraiser

14 October 2016
 Categories: Business, Blog

Hosting an outdoor movie screening fundraiser is one of the most fun and profitable ways to raise money for your school or organisation. Families love watching movies under the stars, and you can sell popcorn and 'premium' beanbag seating to generate extra money. However, they're also one of the most organisationally intensive fundraisers, so you'll need to have everything planned out to ensure your night is a success. Here are three things planners often overlook that could make or break your event. Read More …

2 Remedial Action Plans for Contaminated Land

4 October 2016
 Categories: Business, Blog

Land contamination can have adverse ecological, economic, and public health implications on a parcel of land. For that reason, it is always important that you have a site contamination assessment carried out before making any new development on your property. The assessment is not merely carried out to determine whether or not your property is contaminated: it is intended to trigger remedial action should it be revealed that the land or the water below it is contaminated. Read More …

Sand and Soil for the Ultimate Battlefield

21 September 2016
 Categories: Business, Blog

Painting wargaming miniatures is one of the most important aspects of high-level tabletop gaming. But without a properly constructed gaming table, it all appears to be for nothing. If you're part of a large scale gaming club, then you may have access to resources and funding to be used to create battlefields for your armies of aliens and undead soldiers. Simple flock will work well enough, applied to a layer of PVA glue spread over some chipboard. Read More …

3 Reasons Why You Should Be Using Recycled Timber For Construction

20 September 2016
 Categories: Business, Blog

Unlike new timber, recycled timber is salvaged from pre-existing constructions. It's then milled, measured, cut and then kiln-dried. In the end, the finished product is just as good as new timber. Recycled timber is becoming an increasingly acceptable product for all manner of constructions. It's being used for residential builds, civil projects, and commercial projects as well. If you have a build on your hands, here are some good reasons to jump on the 'recycled timber' bandwagon. Read More …

Unusual and eye-catching tiles

16 September 2016
 Categories: Business, Blog

Given that humans have been decorating their homes with tiles for thousands of years, you'd think there would be no room left for innovation. But changing design trends and changing technology have created a generation of new tiles that combine hard-wearing utility and bold new looks.  Three-dimensional tiles Tiles aren't limited to smooth surfaces; expanding into three dimensions can create complex patterns with an effect similar to three-dimensional wallpaper. Metal skins over ceramic surfaces create an interesting crinkled effect that reflects light throughout a room, while modern 3D tiles present ridged, organic-looking surfaces ranging from smooth patterns that evoke sand dunes to densely ridged patterns like flower petals. Read More …