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Eating Seasonably During Vegetable Shortages

Eating Seasonably During Vegetable Shortages

Did You Know? Recent excessive rain in Spain and a cold snap in Italy have resulted in a widespread vegetable shortage. As a result, UK supermarkets have had to ration the amount of produce that is available to purchase. Whilst large grocers like Tesco are organising alternative sources for produce—including California—you should also consider what […]

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2016: A Year In Review

2016 was a busy year for the directors and staff of Brownhill Insurance Group. We would like to share our year in review with you. January We love art and the start of the year saw us sponsoring and exhibiting at the London Art Fair.                     […]

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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 […]

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Home Matters: Renovating Your Home

Did You Know? When undertaking a remodelling project, people often forget to review their insurance needs too. Whether your renovation budget is large or small, you are adding to the value of your home and increasing your exposure to risk. To ensure that your project goes smoothly and that you have the appropriate cover you […]

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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 […]

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Bromley Legend David Bowie

This Sunday, January 8th will mark David Bowie’s 70th Birthday. Friends and collaborators of the star are coming together to celebrate as part of a worldwide series of concerts. Bowie’s birthplace of Brixton will be hosting an evening of wonderful music to celebrate the icon. Taking place at the O2 academy Brixton, fans travelling far […]

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What is a Defaqto Star Rated Insurance Policy?

No doubt you have heard the word ‘Defaqto’ before and maybe wondered what it actually means? Hopefully, this will help explain in brief for you: What is Defaqto? Defaqto is an independent financial research company that specialises in analysing financial products and rating such products for consumers. Every year they research hundreds of different products […]

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The Importance of a Good Night’s Sleep

A poor night’s sleep may not only affect your productivity at work—it can also have adverse health effects. Although the average recommended amount of sleep is between seven and nine hours per night, the average worker gets six hours and 28 minutes of sleep, according to a recent study of 1,060 participants. Two of the […]

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Changing Your Diet Habits

The average man needs around 2,500 calories a day. The average woman needs 2,000 calories. Receiving all of your nutrients from eating the appropriate amount of calories will help make you feel fit and healthy. If changing eating habits were easy, everyone would be fit and healthy. One key to making lasting improvements is to […]