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  1. December 10, 2013

    UK homes could do with a lick of paint

    It seems as though many homes around the UK could do with a lick of paint and a general revamp, which may be good news if you’re looking to find new customers for your decorating services.

    To help ensure you’re able to meet demand, it may be wise to invest in some new decorating supplies. By coming to us for these items, you stand to save yourself money, helping to keep your costs to a minimum.

     

    Brits ashamed of their properties

    According to research commissioned by Dulux, more than two-thirds of Brits are ashamed of their homes and, as a result, 47 per cent have avoided inviting family and friends over. Meanwhile, 66 per cent of people polled as part of the study revealed that they are so embarrassed by the state of at least one room in their abodes that they would not let anyone else see it.

    In addition, 34 per cent of the individuals polled stated there are two or more rooms in their homes that they would not allow others

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  2. November 25, 2013

    Keeping your business costs down

    Keeping your business costs down

    There is some evidence that economic conditions in the UK are starting to improve, and you might have noticed a rise in demand for your decorating services. However, it’s by no means plain sailing for firms like yours.

    According to new research from the Forum of Private Business (FPB), the costs associated with running enterprises are rising. This may mean it’s particularly important for you to source great value decorating supplies. By saving money on these resources, you can make balancing your books that bit easier.

     

    A worrying trend

    According to the latest research from the FPB, business costs have continued to rise in 2013. Perhaps unsurprisingly given all the media focus on this issue at present, energy costs were the most commonly seen increase.

    In its Cost of Doing Business survey, which was carried out among its members, the organisation found that 94 per cent of firms

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