Author: Berry Morris

Moving Home: Do it Yourself or Employ a Professional Company?

When it comes to moving homes, we have much more choice these days. We can, if we choose to, do most of the work ourselves. From sprucing up the home ready for a sale, to selling online, without agency fees, and enlisting our mate with a van to help us move our belongings from A-B.…
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Is Buying Property Overseas A Good Investment?

The Spanish property market hit the international media when it collapsed seven years ago. However, as of now, things are looking up again. Not to mention, more and more people are growing interest in this beautiful country. You might have heard that some of your friends or relatives own property in Spain and you too…
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How Much Money Do You Need To Retire In Spain?

Do you feel like there is nothing that is keeping you in the UK? Well, if you have already retired from work and are looking for a place to spend quality time for the rest of your life, Spain is a good option. Hundreds of UK residents move to Spain after retirement. This is mostly…
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Going Organic

The pros and cons of going organic, grants available, certification and marketing. Soil Association and Organic Farmers & Growers are the two certification bodies for organic farming. You need to register with one of these in order to trade as an organic farm business, you can then market your produce as organic, and use the…
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Rent Deposit Protection Schemes

Landlords, and their agents, are now bound by this legislation brought out last year. Deposits for new tenancy agreements have to be banked in an approved scheme, as do deposits for tenancies that are changed. Assured Shorthold Tenancy (AST) deposits have to be held and protected by law in a specific deposit protection scheme. There…
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Government Initiatives making sense! British food for British public

Jamie Oliver’s campaign to ensure a higher quality of produce and skills in our school kitchens, so as to provide a greater depth in variety and nutrition of meals, is well publicised. Whilst Jamie’s motives and methods may be questioned it is clear that the ethic behind his campaign to provide a healthier, fresher product…
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