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EQ Presents Enhanced Portal To Revamp Client Experience

EQ Investors, the award-winning boutique wealth management firm, today unveiled its new client portal that gives investors a self-service environment with anytime access to portfolio and performance information. London: 7 September 2016 – EQ Investors (EQ) the boutique wealth manager led by John Spiers, today unveiled its new client portal...


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15% Power Increase As A Result Of Wake Steering In Ground-breaking Study

A pioneering study by the Wind Energy Institute at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has used wind lidars originating from ZephIR Lidar to show the possibilities offered to the industry from total wind farm control. Wakes were deflected along a line of wind turbines resulting in an increase of...


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The Pros and Cons of An Electric Heat Pump for your Home

All facts show that electric heat pumps are the most effective heating system for your home. These systems function as furnace during cold seasons. The good news is that they do also provide cool air during warm seasons as well through air conditioning. It is important to note that...


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Five Ways The US Is Cutting Down On Their Carbon Footprint

Energy related carbon emissions have declined in the United States by over 13% since 2005, a level not seen since Bill Clinton was in the White House in 1994. Emissions in the US are now at their lowest level in over 50 years mainly thanks to the switch from...


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PDFs Are Great Management Tools

Are you looking for a foolproof way to improve communications and productivity in your workplace? Check out the magic that PDFs can do in your buzzing enterprise. Send Stunning and Communicative Emails One of the most important job tasks for a company manager is to keep all employees on...


SALSA And Soil Association Certification Announce New Dual-Audit At London Food Fair

SALSA And Soil Association Certification Announce New Dual-Audit At London Food Fair

A ‘dual audit option’ for small producers has been launched by SALSA and Soil Association Certification for those who seek to be certified by both bodies. In the first arrangement of its kind, SALSA and Soil Association Certification are launching a dual audit for small and micro producers in the UK...


Investors Must Become 'Climate Aware'

Investors Must Become ‘Climate Aware’

The BlackRock Investment Institute (BII) state that investors must stop ignoring climate change. A marked increase in climate-related regulations and technological disruption makes it vital to include climate awareness into investment analysis. In a new publication, “Adapting portfolios to climate change” the BII details increasing climate-related market risks in...


Dam Good Reading For Beaver Aficionados

Dam Good Reading For Beaver Aficionados

The Eurasian Beaver Handbook has been released by the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) while a decision on their future is awaited. The handbook is published by Pelagic Publishing, one of the UK’s leading authorities on science and nature literature, and is a hands-on guide to beaver management. Written over...


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7 Features Your Eco-Friendly Vehicle Should Have

Sustainability has become a more desirable and broad-ranging feature in recent years, especially among private motor vehicles. Transportation accounts for the majority of daily carbon emissions in metropolitan areas, so it makes sense to target that for reductions. More people choose to walk, cycle, or take public transportation to...


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Here’s how to reduce the possibility of ‘production scrap’

All manufacturers are aware of the possibility of ‘production scrap’ even when all they strive hard for is the production of flawless products. It is a truth widely acknowledged that wherever quality standards are looked after, the inevitability of the creation of a certain amount of scrap comes in....


Ghost Gear Poses Risk To Cornwall Coastline According To New Research

Ghost Gear Poses Risk To Cornwall Coastline According To New Research

World Animal Protection UK have commissioned the first ever assessment of the affects that ghost fishing gear is having on the coastline of Cornwall and threat it poses to marine life. A key finding of the research is that when interaction and entanglement risks were combined, 26% of all ghost...


Capability Brown Sites To Honour Landscapes At Heritage Open Days (8-11 September)

Capability Brown Sites To Honour Landscapes At Heritage Open Days (8-11 September)

The beautiful landscapes created by Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown have been celebrated at various events this summer across Britain and this is set to continue with a range of events in support of Heritage Open Days. Talks, walks, performances, exhibitions and other activities are taking place with free access to the gardens...


Electric Car Charging Pavement Marking by Paul Krueger via Flickr

3 Green Transport Ideas to Drive You Anywhere

Though a pledge to use public transportation or other green modes of transport to cut down on car use may be noble, many British towns (let alone cities around the continent or in America) do not boast efficient or comprehensive transit systems, which means most people can’t get where...


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Embracing Sustainable Urban Sports Facilities

With the Summer Olympics in Rio upon us, athletics are in the spotlight across the globe – and that topic includes not just the athletes and coaches, but also the facilities where sporting events take place. For those interested in sustainability, however, the questions about the facilities tend to...


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7 Tips For Growing a Greenhouse based Organic Vegetable Garden

How would you like to grow healthy and delicious organic fruits and vegetables in your own kitchen garden? Here are some tips to get you started with your own greenhouse. 1. Avoid Greenhouses Made with Synthetic Materials. Many greenhouses have side panels made from various types of plastics and...