The Ultimate Guide to Handling Your Inheritance

The Ultimate Guide to Handling Your Inheritance

Receiving an inheritance can make your life considerably more comfortable and allows your loved ones to look after you after their passing. Handling your inheritance properly will allow you to make the most of your family member’s final gift. This guide will provide you with the basics to handling your inheritance.

Approach your inheritance with the right mentality

Becoming a heir is like winning a tragic lottery. Heirs and Heiresses often find themselves with a large unexpected sum of money and can often be misled by the amount. According to Forbes, people typically spend inheritance more carefully than lottery […] Read more

Bereavement Leave 101: Why, When and How

Bereavement Leave 101: Why, When and How

Coping with the death of a loved one is an exceedingly difficult process and can effect a person’s work life. The increased stress and unhappiness can easily influence your performance at your place of employment. When dealing with grief you may find it necessary to apply for bereavement leave. Bereavement leave will provide you with the time you need to get your emotions and affairs in order.

Recently suffered a loss? Read about The 5 Stages of Bereavement

Why take bereavement leave?

We all know someone who works through a crisis. Be it because of a demanding boss or simply because […] Read more

Coping With Grief: Taking Care of Yourself in Difficult Times

Coping With Grief: Taking Care of Yourself in Difficult Times

Coping with grief is one of the most difficult and prolonged experiences we endure as human beings. When we suffer a passing, a divorce, or even a bad break up, we are tossed in a turmoil of emotions. We as humans often handle grief in five distinct phases; denial, anger, bargaining, depression and finally acceptance (Kubler- Ross, 1972). And while these phases are normal, their emotional toll often differs from person to person. For example, studies have long suggested that the death of a loved one increases the rate of psychological disorders amongst surviving individuals (Parkes, 1980). While dealing […] Read more

The 5 Stages of Bereavement

The 5 Stages of Bereavement

Losing a loved one is a deeply personal and trying occurrence. When you or your friends are dealing with a death, relating to and understanding pain can seem like an insurmountable task. While each person handles the stress of a loss differently, psychologists have identified the stages to bereavement shared by humans. While little can console the loss of a loved one, understanding the stages of bereavement reminds you that what you are going through is a natural, if unfortunate, part of our shared human experience.

The stages of grief, also referred to as the Kubler-Ross model (Kubler-Ross, 1969) were first […] Read more

Best Places To Buy Property in Birmingham

Best Places To Buy Property in Birmingham

Looking for that place to call home, want the joys of a beautiful neighbourhood, developed high streets, good transport links, safe parks and an upbeat atmosphere? We have broken down a number of main places to live in the second biggest city, Birmingham, known for it’s work ethic and industrious landscape. 

When considering to buy property in Birmingham, Moseley located in the south-east of Birmingham was rated by the Sunday Times as the best place to live in the UK in terms of city living. Moseley has a village feel and it’s own community that makes it feel distinct, it offers a […] Read more

Why Birmingham is the Best Commuting Spot in the Country

Why Birmingham is the Best Commuting Spot in the Country

As the largest and most popular city outside of London, Birmingham is a vibrant place that is located conveniently in the West Midlands. The central location of this busy city means that it is a major transport hub with motorway, rail and canal networks. This allows for easy commuting to various parts of the UK and has recently got attention from people because of the affordable house prices.

Take a read: The Future of UK Rental Market

Tri-force of commuting

The three main variables in the equation of a good commuting spot are the property prices, travel costs and the speed and frequency […] Read more

An Effective Guide To Handling Your Inheritance

An Effective Guide To Handling Your Inheritance

Receiving an inheritance can make your life considerably more comfortable and allows your loved ones to look after you after their passing. Handling your inheritance properly will allow you to make the most of your family member’s final gift. This guide will provide you with the basics to handling your inheritance.

Approach your inheritance with the right mentality

Becoming a heir is like winning a tragic lottery. Heirs and Heiresses often find themselves with a large unexpected sum of money and can often be misled by the amount. According to Forbes, people typically spend inheritance more carefully than lottery winnings, as there […] Read more

The History of Sutton Park

The History of Sutton Park

Sutton Coldfield, also affectionately called Sutton by locals, is 6.5 miles (10 km) northeast of Birmingham City Centre. Sutton forms in the suburbs of the city and is home to one of my all-time favourite spots, Sutton Park. Let’s delve into the history of Sutton park.

 

Sutton Park is Large

Sutton park is the seventh largest urban park in Europe and is packed with history. The park covers more than 2,400 acres with a wide range of encompassing landscapes: heathlands, wetlands, marshes, lakes and ancient woodlands. It is fantastic to get lost in and explore the rich variety of plants and wildlife […] Read more

All You Need To Know About Removing Carpets Correctly

All You Need To Know About Removing Carpets Correctly

There is nothing better than the smell of a fresh new carpet! The tactile feeling it offers your bare feet and the power it has to transform a cold space into a cozy home is what makes the carpet so popular and recognisable. Only recently, we were working on a Solihull house clearance that involved carpet removal in a timely and hygienic fashion. Although a daunting and costly prospect to take-up and get rid of old carpet in a professional way, here are some manageable and simple tips to help you to do it yourself and make the task less stressful.

 

I have broken […] Read more

What’s The Status of the UK Rental Market in the Future?

It is of no great surprise that it’s terribly demanding for first-time buyers, significantly the younger generation, to get onto (and climb) that ever extending property ladder in the UK. This has been publicised in the media quite extensively and is very apparent in certain locations where the costs of homes are extortionate, such as the trendy capital London.

Large deposits and stagnant wages create a situation in which people cannot afford a secure home with campaigns such as Generation Rent recently initiated to create more awareness of the situation in the capital.

 

The UK Rental Market is Growing

House prices are rising making […] Read more