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  • We always find it very interesting to see some of the most unusual designs that people build when designing their property and Grand Designs homes on Channel 4 is one of the best shows to view these weird and wonderful designs. To quote the famous ‘looking through the keyhole’ television show, I can’t help but say – “who lives in a house like this?” Here are just a few of our chosen favourites, which ones did you like most? The Arched Eco Home appeared in series nine and was inspired by a fourteenth-century technique, it was constructed from 26,000 handmade ...
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  • Tips to selecting a trusted cyber or IT company?  Police Scotland has been addressing the need by many Scottish based companies for help to navigate who they can trust, who to use for cyber security advice and how a business can know if their third party suppliers or managed IT services, are complying themselves with good robust standards. Police Scotland have established a robust screening process to help organisations select with The Scottish Business Resilience Centre. Trusted Partners is the group of companies working in Scotland who have passed the advanced status of being Cyber Essential Certifying Bodies. What does ...
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  • Ogilvie Fleet have once again worked with taxation expert Colin Tourick to produce the 2018-19 Company Car and Van Tax Guide. The book contains the latest information on vehicle taxation including optional remuneration, salary sacrifice and car allowances, following the autumn budget last year and the spring statement in March. The book covers all areas of fleet taxation and will help both fleet managers and drivers. Colin Tourick is a professor of automotive management and has been advising the industry on feet related matters for over 20 years. Click here to download the eBook. ...
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  • The fully online payment system also cuts the risk of fraud by eliminating the need for back and forth emails related to mortgage payments. One of the most stressful and uncertain stages of buying a house may soon be a thing of the past thanks to a new digital mortgage payment platform which launched with the UK’s first mortgage completed online. Usually, a mortgage lender transfers the balance of the mortgage to the buyer’s solicitor with the buyer also sending their deposit across before the solicitor completes all final checks and then sends the money to the seller’s solicitor. With ...
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  • Ogilvie Construction has broken ground on a £9.3 million development of luxury waterside apartments in Currie for Dunaven Homes. The development, called River Mill, will comprise 53 two and three bedroom apartments over six blocks, which will be built in two phases. The apartments will be finished to a high quality specification as standard, with stylish contemporary exteriors and modern interiors which feature open floor plans. The development is set in a stunning location on the banks of the Waterway of Leith surrounded by woodland.  Donald MacDonald, Managing Director, Ogilvie Construction, said: “We are delighted to have been chosen to ...
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