Watch Making – A Perfectionist’s Dream?

rep The art of watch making is fast becoming an extinct trade. With many of the watch gracing the windows of shops being mass produced, this once highly thought of skill is fast becoming a thing of the past. The Rise of Time: Traditionally, watch makers used to have to train for at least 7 years under an apprenticeship. It was then that they were allowed to join a Guild, for example, the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers – all before they could even sell their first piece. With the rise of mass Read more [...]

Get on the Property Ladder in 5 Convenient Steps

housing-ladder-420x280 While it looks overwhelming and at most times complicated, getting onto the property ladder by buying your own home (for the first time) is a rather exciting prospect. But to ease the worries and the stress, here are 5 steps that you can use as a guide to your first home home buying venture. Organise Your Budget To be able work out a good mortgage you’re very likely to need, consider how much deposit you can afford. A 10% deposit is generally looked at by the mortgage lender before they can Read more [...]