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London to Paris

Our Very Own Keith Penning is Cycling from London to Paris

We are proud to announce that our very own Keith Penning will be taking part in the London to Paris bike ride on 14th – 18th June 2017. 50 riders, all raising money as part of St Christopher’s 50th anniversary celebrations. (Make a donation) Although Keith used to ride on a daily basis, he hasn’t done […]

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The Grand Opening of The Mansion at Beckenham Place Park

The Official Public Opening of The Mansion at Beckenham Place Park is happening tomorrow, Saturday 29th April 2017. For the first time in decades, this little known historic building will be open daily to the public. Lying on the border of Beckenham and Lewisham, Beckenham Place Park is one of the borough’s finest nature reserves. […]

Towing a Caravan or Trailer This Summer? 9 Useful Tips

With winter now in the rear view mirror and the warmer weather ahead of us, thoughts turn to days out and holidays. If you are considering on hitching up a caravan or trailer, then beware. What you can tow depends on its size, weight, the type of license you have and when you passed your […]

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The Ogden Table Review

What does this mean for you and your business? You may recently have read in the press that the Lord Chancellor has amended the discount rate provided in respect of personal injury claims from 2.50% to -0.75%. This change has been made to protect the position of claimants who cannot rely on high investment returns […]

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All Change! The New £1 Coin

With the phased introduction of polymer notes in 2016, we now we can look forward this year to the redesigned £1 coin! According to the Royal Mint it is estimated that 1 in 30 coins currently in circulation are counterfeit and that the new design will be harder to reproduce. Along with an undisclosed security […]

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Care Home Contents Insurance Cover for Your Parents

Brownhill Insurance Group is able to arrange care home contents insurance cover for your parent’s possessions. Giving you and your parent peace of mind in the event of a loss. What Do We Provide? We are able to arrange insurance cover for their possessions whilst in the care home against all the major insurance perils. […]

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The Use of Mobile Phones When Driving

The use of a mobile phone or hand – held device whilst driving is illegal. As of 1st March 2017 police are cracking down on the continuous use of mobile phones by drivers. You could have 6 points deducted from your licence including a £200 fine. For new drivers, this could mean having your licence […]

Valentines Day

Are You In or Out of Love with Valentine’s Day?

For many Valentine’s Day is associated with candy hearts, cards with anonymous declarations of love, romantic dinners and red roses, but its history is far more gruesome with beheadings, martyred saints and pagan rituals. The History of Valentine’s Day The origins of Valentine’s Day remain lost in the mists of time. Some historians believe that […]

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Good Record Keeping for Individuals

  Part One: Keeping your physical papers in order   Good record keeping is important for everyone to stay organised and well prepared. Keeping your paperwork in order has many obvious benefits, such as: o Having peace of mind that you have everything under control o You are less likely to lose anything if it […]

Staying Healthy in the Workplace

Sitting at a desk in front of a computer screen 8 hours a day, 5 days per week can take a toll on your body and your health. Although Health and Safety Regulations require employers to carry out individual workstation risk assessments (and where requested, pay for eye examinations for those working on Visual Display […]