FAQ – With a little help from our friends

Whatever we’ve achieved in life, it’s not been on our own, however ‘self-made’ we think we are… It’s good to pause every now and again and recognise all the people who have helped us be who we are today, and who’ve helped us do whatever we’ve accomplished.  Not only is it worthwhile to reflect andContinue reading “FAQ – With a little help from our friends”

FAQ – How to juggle things when you get busy

There are times in life when everything seems to happen at once, and for decorators that’s often towards the end of the summer when we’re trying to get exteriors done before the autumn kicks in, people are on holidays, family weddings, our own gardens to keep on top of, let alone all the unexpected thingsContinue reading “FAQ – How to juggle things when you get busy”

A guide to breaking the mould

Kathryn Tormay at Crown Paints discusses talking to customers about avoiding mould… Rising energy costs and a cost-of-living crisis is going to encourage homeowners to keep their windows closed and heating off. The lack of ventilation in properties, along with the mild, wet conditions of British weather can create the perfect breeding ground for mould.  Continue reading “A guide to breaking the mould”

FAQ – Stay successful in a recession

So the British Chambers of Commerce, the Bank of England, and many others are predicting that we’re about to enter a recession. What can we do about it?   On a large scale, very little indeed. If it’s raining you can’t stop it raining, unless you have some kind of superhero powers (Maybe you do?), but youContinue reading “FAQ – Stay successful in a recession”

The importance of Fairness, Inclusion and Respect

Head of Products and Markets at CHAS, Alex Minett, offers guidance on bringing FIR processes in line with industry best practice. As businesses look to drive progress on workplace diversity, buyers and suppliers should be prepared to evidence their competence… Embracing Diversity and Inclusion is not only the right thing to do, according to DiversityContinue reading “The importance of Fairness, Inclusion and Respect”