Physio Supplies for Sports Injury

Physio Supplies for Sports Injury Recovery and Prevention
If you are recovering from an injury or have begun to notice that you are experiencing pain or weakness when you are working out or taking part in sports you may find that using a support until you begin to build up strength in that area is really helpful. At PhysioRoom they provide a wide range of medically approved supplies and equipment to help provide your body with the extra care it needs while you recover.

With many products available ranging from knee supports to tens machines no matter what problems you may need to address or your current level of fitness you can be certain to find exactly what you need to aid your progress.

PhyisoRoom knee support

Many people find that following an injury that they often suffer with pains in their knees when they return back to their normal activities, this is also a common effect of ageing or returning to sports after a break. Often this type of pain is experienced because the muscles and other tissues have become weakened and are unable to adequately support the knee when it is placed under stress during activities so using a simple aid such as a knee support can help relieve pain and also reduce the risk of problems becoming worse.

At PhyisoRoom they have a range of knee support options so you can be certain to find something that is perfectly suited to your needs.

With a massive variety of knee supports on offer, no matter what problems you have been experiencing or what level of support you require you should be able to find the ideal solution. With products including basic sports knee supports, post op braces, hinged and hinge free knee braces, skiing braces and arthritis knee braces there is a wide range of options to choose from.

With many sizes, designs and various types of support available within every product type you will be able to find specialist supports that have been designed to help support the type of activities you are planning to carry out with minimised pain and reduced risk of further injury,

You will be able to find lots of helpful information and guidance on the website to help you find the product that is most suited to your needs and while this is no substitute for medical advice it can provide helpful pointers especially if you are looking for something your doctor has recommended.

With many products supplied to or recommended by the NHS at PhysioRoom you can have total peace of mind that everything they provide is fully tested for it’s effectiveness and meets all required legal safety standards. They have a simple and straight forward ordering system and an excellent customer services team on hand if you do need further advice or experience any problems at all.

So if you are recovering from an injury or suffer from knee pain for any other reason at all and would like to continue participating with your usual sporting activities why not find out more about the options they have on offer.

You will be surprised at the wide range of options they have to help relieve pain and provide knee support and with a wide range of other solutions available to aid rehabilitation, item such as supports and braces for other parts of the body and many other pain management products you can find many other helpful items for most other physical problems as well.

Google’s Ethics Board Closes

Google’s Ethics Board Closes
An independent group set up to oversee Google’s artificial intelligence efforts, has been shut down less than a fortnight after it was launched.

The Advanced Technology External Advisory Council (ATEAC) was due to look at the ethics around AI, machine learning and facial recognition.

One member resigned and there were calls for another to be removed.

The debacle raises questions about whether firms should set up such bodies.

Google told the BBC: “It’s become clear that in the current environment, ATEAC can’t function as we wanted.

“So we’re ending the council and going back to the drawing board. We’ll continue to be responsible in our work on the important issues that AI raises, and will find different ways of getting outside opinions on these topics.”

There had been an outcry over the appointment of Kay Coles James, who is president of conservative thinktank The Heritage Foundation. Thousands of Google employees signed a petition calling for her removal, over what they described as “anti-trans, anti-LGBTQ and anti-immigrant” comments.

At the weekend, board member Prof Alessandro Acquisti resigned, tweeting: “While I’m devoted to research grappling with key ethical issues of fairness, rights and inclusion in AI, I don’t believe this is the right forum for me to engage in this important work.”

The panel had been announced at a conference at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and had planned to meet four times in 2019.

One of the eight members, Joanna Bryson, a professor from Bath University, expressed anger at Google’s decision to pull the plug.

She tweeted: “I thought there were enough smart people at Google that there must be some process for either communicating or improving decisions. But I was wrong, and the people who called me naive were right.”

How Search Engines Work

Looking at How Search Engines Work
In short, Search Engines like to see certain things either on your web pages (Onsite SEO) or to see information about your web pages elsewhere (Offsite SEO).

How Search Engines Work

Search Engines then use formulas to analyse huge amounts of data about all the web pages they can find in order to determine which web pages they should present when someone searches for a keyword phrase, and in what order they should present them.

An SEO company looks at your target audience and your competition and “reverse engineers” what Search Engines want to see, then makes sure that your web pages have everything in place in the right order and balance, both Onsite and Offsite.

How SEO Work
Although the Search Engines are continuously refining how they rank web pages, there remains two key elements that are the foundation for successful Page 1 results.

Onsite – your content and website infrastructure

Targeting the right keyword clusters
Optimsed coding applied to the respective web pages
Creating & Applying great content
Having the best website infrastructure and architecture

Offsite – how your website is referred to from other online sources

Developing a profile of high quality, relevant and on-theme incoming links from other “authority” web sites
Having a relevant and active social media presence
Creating citations (non-linking mentions) about you

at least half of your SEO outcomes are influenced by these Offsite elements outside your direct control, but still able to be influenced by your activities and everything else is about strategy, techniques, tactics and finesse.

The Search Engines look at over 200 “signals” when evaluating web pages, and every year (usually monthly or more frequently) they add over 400 refinements, so a key part of the best SEO company’s job is keeping your website at the leading edge.

Brexit: Process in deadlock

Brexit: Process in deadlock
The Brexit process remains in deadlock as MPs struggle to find a consensus on the next steps. The Commons failed to find a majority for a way forward after voting for eight different options on Wednesday.

Bexit

And while some senior Brexiteers have moved towards supporting Theresa May’s deal, the MPs she relies on in the DUP have refused to alter their stance.

The PM won some support by saying she would resign ahead of the next round of EU negotiations if her deal passes.

This means she still may bring her plan back to the Commons this week for another vote – the so-called “meaningful vote three” – despite it already being defeated twice by large margins.

Mrs May’s close ally and former deputy Damian Green told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme that the prime minister will “take the path of soldiering on”.

But although the prime minister has won over the likes of former foreign secretary Boris Johnson, a number of hardcore Brexiteers are still refusing to vote for the deal.

Former Brexit secretary Dominic Raab said he still believed it is still possible to get concessions from the EU on the deal, but if the bloc does not move, there should be “sensible conversations” around no-deal.

And the vice-chairman of the backbench European Research Group, Steve Baker, has suggested he may resign the Conservative whip rather than vote for the deal.

Tod Anstee Hancock Estate Agents

Searching for an Estate Agent in Chichester
Tod Anstee Hancock was formed from the merger of two independent estate agents in Chichester, Tod Anstee LLP and Hancock and Partners Ltd. This has created one of the largest and most experienced firms of independent property consultants in Chichester and West Sussex.

They provide vendors, landlords and tenants a professional and client-focused property service delivered by a trustworthy team of local experts in the Commercial and Residential Property Markets.

With their head office is in the heart of Chichester, enabling them to make decisions on how best to market and promote your property to the strengths of the local real estate market.

They provide a unique insight on every property sector including Residential and Commercial Sales & Lettings, Property Search Acquisition, Property Management, Block Management, New Homes and Tenancy Administration.

Tod Anstee Hancock is a Chichester estate agent with local people and property at its core. With our market intelligence, we know how to deliver excellent customer service, so you receive the best knowledge on areas, people, and property.

Our expertise in the local area extends throughout the county of West Sussex to include the ever sought-after parish villages like Bosham and West Wittering and as far as Midhurst in the North, Emsworth to the west and Arundel in the East.

If you are looking to buy, sell or rent, let their experts handle all of the hard work. Contact their team today on 01243 523723 (sales) or 01243 531111 (lettings).

Wall and Ceiling Solutions

Welcome to Wall and Ceiling Solutions
If your business premises would benefit from having more clearly defined work areas but the location and other advantages that it has to offer are making you feel reluctant to move why not consider making some changes to the layout inside your existing building?  By simply adding a few carefully considered partition walls you will be surprised how easy it to totally transform the space you have now to an area that it totally catered to your company’s needs.

At Wall and Ceiling Solutions they are experts in office refurbishment and partitioning and have all the skills and experience required helping you create a workspace that is both functional and attractive.  With a personal and flexible service on offer they will be able to manage the whole project for you from beginning to end, making sure that you are kept informed at every stage so the work causes the minimum of disruption to the rest of your business. 

No matter what design ideas you may have in mind, the size of your budget or the type of industry you work within at Wall and Ceiling Solutions they like to work closely with each individual client to make sure that they are completely happy with any plans before they are finalised and welcome any input that you may like to add.  If you require the installation of specialist equipment or need to find a way round particular issues at Wall and Ceiling Solutions they will make sure that any changes that you make will take your personal requirements into account at every stage.

If you need a bit of advice or inspiration to help you get your design ideas started at Wall and Ceiling solutions they will be able to show you some examples of past work and assess your property for you so they can make some constructive suggestions.  With the opportunity to create stud walls, glass partitions and new ceilings your office refurbishment will be able to help you create an environment that is comfortable to work in and that looks attractive to protective clients.

Using partitions properly can enable to you create office space, meeting rooms, and storage areas and staff facilities by simply using the space you have more effectively.  By considering the needs of your business and with a bit of planning you will be surprised how much more usable space you can create in your existing building with the use of partitions, and with a variety of options available you can make sure that any changes you do make complement the rest of your building perfectly.

At Wall and Ceiling Solutions they are dedicated to offering each customer an service that it completely suited to their individual needs, unlike larger national companies they aim to offer every customer a more personal service that ensures they are completely happy at every stage the process.  Their expert team of staff will always make the time to answer and queries that you may have and will ensure that you are always kept fully informed about any work that is being carried out so you can be sure that you won’t have any nasty surprises when the time comes to pay the bill.

So if you are based in the North East of England and need to make some improvements to your current business premises why not get in touch with Wall and Ceiling Solutions?  With a friendly and fully qualified team on hand to make sure all work is carried out to the highest possible standard, competitive prices and a personal and flexible service on offer you can be sure that you won’t be disappointed!

For further information on the range of office refurbishment and partitioning services available please call 01642 265456 or visit the Wall and Ceiling Solutions website today.

Business to Business Insurance Services

Business to Business Insurance Services

If you are already busy with the day to day running of your business tasks such as renewing your business insurance can sometimes feel like a real drain on your time, especially when there are so many different types of policy available and many insurance companies have regular offers and promotions making it difficult to tell which policy would be best for you.  Due to this more and more businesses are choosing to use the services of professional insurance brokers such as Weir Insurance to help take the strain of finding the correct business insurance.

Business Insurance

With a wealth of experience from helping their customers in Newcastle and Northumberland for over forty years at Weir Insurance they are experts in business insurance and are able to offer all the help and advice required to make sure you get the best insurance for your business.  Using their long-standing knowledge of the industry they will be able to help you decide the type of cover that you require and then find you the business insurance that is most suited to your needs, and if you need any further help or information at any stage they will always be happy to answer any questions or queries that you may have.

Regardless of the type of business that you have or the size of your organisation at Weir Insurance they will be happy to hear from you, even if you have an unusual business or another factor that will make it difficult to insure they will do everything they can to make sure they find you the cover that you require.  With many strong relationships within the industry and extensive knowledge of the types of policy that are on offer both locally and nationally they have all the knowledge and expertise required to find the best cover for most business and always aim to offer every customer the best possible service every time.

So if you need to find business insurance for your business why not get in touch with Weir Insurance?  They will be able to find you the best cover for your business for the best possible price and give you more time to carry on with other aspects of running your business

Weir Insurance Brokers
For further information please call one of our experienced insurance team today on 01670 365533 or visit the Weir Insurance brokers website. We have been helping our clients’ with their insurance needs since 1972. We talk to you about your requirements, work with you to figure out what cover you need (and what cover you don’t) and then use our relationship with dozens of insurers to find the best solution for you.

Embracing Search Engine Optimisation

You only have to take a quick look around you to see the influence the Internet has on our daily lives. More and more of us are glued to smartphones, and this is good news for businesses willing to embrace modern marketing techniques like SEO, or search engine optimisation. With consumers increasingly reliant on the Internet to source and locate businesses, products, and services, it pays to have a visible presence online. If you’re looking to harness the power of the web, here are some of the best benefits of SEO to business.

Embracing Search Engine Optimisation

Increasing customer numbers

Google alone processes more than 40,000 searches per second. Whether you’re a local business or a national or international corporation, you can benefit from appearing on search engine results pages. The key to success lies in occupying those premium positions. More than 75% of web users don’t move past the first page, so to benefit from SEO, you need to ensure your links are on page 1. If you’ve got a prime spot, this could prove incredibly lucrative. You want your business to be visible, and if you improve your search ranking, you should find your customer numbers increase. If you’re a local business, it’s particularly beneficial to focus on local SEO. Research suggests that approximately 46% of Google searches are local, and 50% of search engine users visit a physical store within a day of finding that business online.

Improving the quality of leads

When you’re on a mission to drive sales and increase profits, you want to generate as many leads as possible, but it’s crucial to factor in both quality and quantity. There’s no point in attracting people who don’t have an interest in the services or products you sell. Using SEO, you can ensure that you’re piquing the interest of buyers who are likely to have a genuine desire to find out more about your business. That person has searched using keywords or terms that are relevant to your company, and they may also have included a town or city, which means that they are also local to you. Increasing the number and quality of leads is likely to boost conversion rates.

Building your brand

If you appear on the first page of Google or other search engines like Yahoo or Bing, potential customers are likely to trust you more. If you don’t have a presence online, consumers may not be willing to take a chance on you. We tend to associate those top spots with businesses that have a good reputation and solid review scores.

Outshining the competition

In business, you often have to beat competitors to seal a deal or get a client on board. An effective SEO campaign will enable you to attract more customers than your rivals. If you’ve got a choice between a brand occupying a spot on the front page and a business that appears on page 4, it’s highly likely that you’re going to opt for the company with the superior ranking.

SEO has a host of benefits for modern, forward-thinking businesses. If you’re not already focusing on SEO, now is the time to start reaping the rewards.

Chartered Surveyors in Newcastle

Chartered Surveyors Services in Newcastle
If you require a property surveyor in or around Newcastle for any reason and want to able certain they are reliable and experts within the field you may want to consider getting in touch with Made Surveying & Architectural where they have an excellent reputation for offering all their clients afriendly and efficient service every time. With a wide and varied range of surveying and architectural services on offer they are able to offer expert advice on most property matters and help to resolve any queries or disputes, whether you are purchasing a property or working on a property you already own.

Chartered Surveyors Services in Newcastle

With a fully qualified and hardworking team on hand any work that Made Surveying & Architectural carry out for you will be done within a reasonable timeframe and to the best possible standard, with a wide range of training and previous experience between them they have all the knowledge required to complete almost any Surveying task. Regulated by the RICS and fully insured at Made Surveying & Architectural their aim is to offer a top quality, professional yet friendly service at all times and with excellent past customer testimonials you can seethat they are definitely achieving this so you can be sure they offer a serviceyou can rely on.

With services available including building surveying,project management, assistance with insurance claims, architectural design and building reinstatement cost assessments at Made they can offer assistance in most building related matters, so no matter what requirements or problems yourtask may present you can be sure they will be able to accept the challenge and offer a workable and cost-effective solution. As real specialists within the industry they make sure they are able tooffer the most up to date and reliable information and advice for the most reasonable and competitive rate possible.

If you are looking for surveying services in particular as fully qualified chartered surveyors, they are able to offer a varied range of services to both residential and commercial customers.  Whether you are looking for a full building survey containing a full and detailed report of every part of the building, a RICS homebuyer survey and valuation, a structures only survey, a specific defect survey or a schedule of condition at Made Surveying & Architectural they will be able to make sure this is carried out promptly and to the best possible standard.  As an independent firm you can be sure that all information given will be independent and withoutany bias.

So, if you need surveying advice and want to be certain the firm you choose to use are honest and impartial as well as being experts within the industry getting in touch with Made Surveying & Architectural could bea really good idea. 

Whether you are a private buyer purchasing a family home, need help with aninsurance claim or legal query or are a company needing help with a large development you can be certain that Made have all the skills and expertise to give you the help you need.  With a friendly and helpful team on hand at all times why not give them a call to find out more about what they can do for you? Contact MADE Surveyors today on 0191 809 0209, email: info@madesurveying.co.uk or visit the Made Surveying website.

UKAS Accredited Sound Testing

The need to carry out sound insulation testing to assess and report the acoustic performance of dividing partitions between dwellings has become increasingly important in order to demonstrate that a building’s intended performance is achieved when constructed.

Poor design detailing and/or onsite construction can have a significant impact onthe overall performance of building elements and the building as a whole. Post completion sound testing provides greater certainty that designed performances are actually being achieved in compliance with Approved Document E.

PrecompletionSound Testing is now an integral part of supporting the completion certificate process throughout the UK and Ireland. In order to ensure that testing is undertaken within a robust regime which controls the reliability of test results, government guidance is in place which describes restrictions on thosewho should carry out sound testing and reportage.

Approved Document E states a set of sound tests should be carried out for every tendwellings (houses, flats or rooms for residential purposes). However, if the development has several different construction types, you may need to carry out further tests for each type of construction. For houses this usually means you are required to undertake 2 airborne wall sound tests (up to 10 houses) to the dividing walls. For flats you will be usually be required to undertake 2airborne wall, 2 airborne floor and 2 impact floor tests (up to 10 Flats). When we undertake a fee proposal for clients, we always include a full testing schedule so it can be submitted to building control for their approval prior tothe test date.  

One of thestipulations of Approved Document E is that the testing company needs to be UKAS accredited, this is covered under the Resistance to the passage of sound:Approved Document E [ADE] it goes on to state that “The person carrying out thebuilding work should arrange for sound insulation testing to be carried out bya test body with appropriate third party accreditation” and is downloadable at:https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/resistance-to-sound-approved-document-e.

APT Sound Testing is UKAS accredited to carry out sound insulation testing and is laboratory and as a result our reports will be accepted by building control – here is a link to our UKAS Sound Testing Accreditation: https://www.ukas.com/wp-content/uploads/schedule_uploads/00002/4340Testing%20Multiple.pdf

For future notewe are also UKAS accredited to carry out Air Tightness Testing – here is a link to our UKAS Air Tightness Accreditation: https://www.ukas.com/wp-content/uploads/schedule_uploads/00002/4340Testing%20Multiple.pdf

If you would like more information on our sound testing service and/or other services please contact us now at: info@aptsoundtesting.co.uk or visit our website at www.aptsoundtesting.co.uk.

Alternately, if you would like more information on how to prepare for your sound insulation testing please download our sound test checklist.