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Pulling a Sickie to DIY

Research from myvouchercodes.co.uk has found that just 46% of sick days taken in the UK are legitimate, with 74% of men admitting to pulling a sickie, compared with 65% of women.

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Recent Increase In Properties On The Market May Limit Increases In Prices

A recent increase in the number of properties going on the market may limit increases in house prices according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

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Recycling Unwanted Electrical Items

DIY & HOME IMPROVEMENT ENTHUSIASTS INVITED TO RECYCLE OR DONATE UNWANTED ELECTRICAL ITEMS DURING RECYCLE WEEK

DIY and home improvement enthusiasts are being asked to give their unwanted or unused electricals a new lease of life during Recycle Week which is taking place between 21 - 27 June 2010.

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Remortgage Levels Fall By 39%

Approvals for remortgages have fallen according to the Council of Mortgage Lenders who saw remortgage levels fall by 39%.

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Rising Demand for Rental Homes

The Association of Residential Letting Agents has revealed that demand for rental homes is rising due to a shortage of available properties on the market.

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Rogue Builders Roofing Con

An old age pensioner from Leatherhead in Surrey has been conned out of £176,000 in just nine months by rogue builders who called themselves Mr Mathews and Mr Sparrow.

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Rogue Traders Unprecedented

Insurance and banking provider Santander has revealed research which shows that people in the UK are falling prey to rogue traders on an unprecedented scale. They discovered that one in five householders had been a victim of a rogue trader or dodgy builder.

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RoSPA Advice for DIY TV Fixings

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents is warning people to be careful with flat screen TV's after a spate of accidents in the United States. The organisation is urging people who buy one of these televisions in the run up to Christmas to be very careful how they attach it to walls and to ensure it cannot be pulled over by children.

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Rusty Building Is One Of The Best

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat have named a rusty Leeds building as one of the 4 best to be built during 2010. The building is less than 70m tall and is made of deliberately rusty steel.

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People In The UK Are Not Willing To Pay To Go “green”

Research by Bosch has shown that people in the UK might say they are “green” but they are not willing to pay for it.

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Poundland To Open A New Store Called HUB

The co-founder of the successful Poundland stores has revealed that the chain is to open a number of mid-range stores focusing on kitchenware, electrical, hardware and garden and leisure items.

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Pre World Cup DIY Boost

The British Retail Consortium and the Office for National Statistics have both found that sales of gardening and DIY products increased during May.

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