Marc Lockley

Latest Articles from Marc

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Five fantastic free alternatives to expensive products

When living on a tight budget there is nothing that tastes sweeter, reads better or works finer than when you find something that would typically cost a small fortune but you can enjoy for free.

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Seven slick sales pitches to watch out for – and avoid

Flattery, urgency and a focus on commission are all part of the salesperson's ammunition.

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How to afford that family wedding

The euphoria surrounding an engagement is rapidly followed by the realities of finance. As a parent you want to help, but the cost of a wedding can be astronomical, with the average absorbing over £20,000, with a significant proportion being spent on the reception. Here Marc Lockley shows you how to make your gift go further by having a Champagne reception on an Asti Spumante budget:

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Complaining effectively

Whether it's a faulty product, bad holiday experience or inconvenience, learning to complain effectively will help you receive the recompense you deserve.

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How to request flexible working

Some top tips for approaching the boss about flexible working.

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