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Travel insurance you could bank on

It’s that time of year – no-one can escape the advertisements, supplements and features about holidays and travel. The holiday rotas are beginning to appear in the workplace and dates of school holidays are already pencilled in. If you’re retired and not governed by the work or domestic diary, holidays can be taken as and […]

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Seal of approval

On the global stage, the royal warrant is seen as a mark of innovation, the finest quality and service…and good for the environment From electric road sweepers to luxury cars, the royal warrant is seen worldwide as recognising innovation, and British export sales often benefit as a result. For Peter Munnoch, technical sales director at […]

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Restore, renew, revive

The charitable arm of the Royal Warrant Holders Association supports skilled craftspeople and their work in preserving our heritage Craftsmanship is woefully undervalued in this country and in a recession training has a low priority in every field. However, over two decades the Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust (QEST), the charitable arm of the Royal Warrant […]

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Trade and tradition

Both distinguished histories and new technologies can be found among the 800 royal warrant holders Berry Bros & Rudd Established in 1698, first supplied wine to the royal family during George III’s reign and continues to do so until today. Berry holds two warrants, one for the Queen and one for the Prince of Wales […]

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Queen among accolades

Exacting standards have to be met before a company can enjoy the prestige of displaying the royal coat of arms I t is one of the most prestigious clubs in the world. Members range from chimney sweeps to silversmiths, from bagpipe makers to luxury car suppliers. The one thing they have in common is supplying […]

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Something’s brewing

When it comes to coffee, there are varieties to suit all tastes – and all pockets Whether you take yours short and black or skinny with a shot of caramel, coffee varieties are becoming as vast as the industry itself. Coffee is no longer just coffee. But what do all those fancy names actually mean? […]

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Thinkers and drinkers

 If you think coffee is simply something to perk us up in the morning think again. It has inspired some great artists to new heights of creativity A link between coffee and the arts? Surely not. Coffee is for doctors and train drivers and City brokers who need to keep going in possession of their […]

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