Monthly Archive:: January 2014

Surveys Of School Buildings To Cost An Extra £6M

The Education Funding Agency will need an extra £6M to check the condition of school buildings across England, the National Audit Office said. The funding watchdog said the agency had been given “inconsistent data” by local councils. Additional Costs As a result of the inconsistent data, the agency faces costs of £6M to conduct a […]

Fireworks and Photography: A Guide to Framing

It has always been a challenge for novice photographers to capture great shots of fireworks. Some have already researched on the basics of this craft, but it would call for practise and a keen eye to set the image on the camera. Many shutterbugs have perfected the combination of aperture opening, shutter speed, and ISO […]

3 Secrets to a Successful Negotiation of PPO Reimbursements

When it comes to negotiating PPO reimbursement fees, physicians have more advantage than they realize. The problem is they don’t even try. Some negotiate an agreement with a payer then just file it away. To maximize reimbursement fees, you should have an effective, proactive methodology. Here are some tips to negotiate improved PPO reimbursements: Knowing […]

IP Address Does Not Prove Copyright Infringement, Says US Judge

A Washington federal judge has issued a key decision in one of the scores of ongoing BitTorrent piracy lawsuits in the United States. According to the judge, supplying the IP address as the sole evidence does not prove that an account holder is culpable of copyright infringement. The case The case is between the creators […]

Google Authorship: Claiming what’s Yours

For small and large business owners, claiming a listing on the Yellow Pages used to be the ultimate dream. When people see their phone numbers listed on a page alongside other businesses, it’s pure delight. And they’re an instant celebrity. That is not the trend anymore. Dreams vanish, and sometimes they just change. Now, it’s […]

Retirement Strategies for the Realist

For many, retirement means adjusting to a different lifestyle. This can be challenging, but there are many ways to cope with it. It only takes a bit of effort, knowledge, and practicality to ensure a feasible yet enjoyable retirement. Apart from the essentials like investing in a 5-year term life insurance, you’ll have to devise […]

Robert Redford Blames Distributors For Oscar Snub

Veteran US actor Robert Redford said he’s “not upset” by failing to win an Oscar nomination, but claims the distributors of his latest film didn’t campaign fully for it. Reaction to Oscars Redford appeared on a press conference to talk about the Sundance Film Festival, but it was impossible for the media to ignore the […]

The Face of a House

When people talk about their homes, they first describe the kind of house they have, then the garden, maybe even the colour of the roof. One thing that almost never comes into the conversation is the colour of the house itself. This is because most houses in Perth are painted the same – nothing to […]

3 Budget-Friendly Décor Tips for a Million Dollar-Looking Office

A well-designed workplace may cost a little, but it’s more cost-efficient than a poorly designed office. A non-functioning workplace causes frustration and wastes time as it hinders production of basic tasks. Good and budget-friendly designs, like the functional office workstations of some Perth firms, encourage new lines of communication, provide environment for different tasks and […]

Federal Healthcare Website Frustrates Native Spanish Speakers

A federal healthcare website is under public scrutiny after people across the country discovered that its Spanish version is full of errors and grammatical mistakes. The site, CuidadoDeSalud. Gov, was launched more than two months late. Computer Generated Critics say the site’s translation may have been computer-generated. They point out that the name of the […]