Flipping marvellous Pancake Day at Glide HQ!

February 26, 2015 4:20 pm Published by

    Last week Glide took part in the annual Great Pancake Party 2015 as we supported the Cardiomyopathy Association for the second year running.     Our feast began at around 12:30pm with a rather tasty homemade vegetable curry and a wonderfully flavoursome chilli, which was served up from... Read more »

Popularity of bills inclusive reaches an all-time high…

February 25, 2015 5:10 pm Published by

    Image: offerson.co.uk   Date: September 2014 A 2014 report from Accommodation For Students reveals the percentage of properties offering bills-inclusive rates has reached 51%, with an average just shy of 60% per city across the UK. These are the highest figures observed on record, with inclusive rates doubling since 2005.... Read more »

A Greener Glide…

February 17, 2015 3:01 pm Published by

  Here at Glide we’re all about keeping life simple. But it’s also important to us to ensure that we can do our bit to be greener. That’s why we work with Ecotricity – Britain’s first and leading green energy supplier.       As a utilities provider, we think... Read more »

You know you’re a student when…

February 12, 2015 5:30 pm Published by

  Student life can be a struggle at times, but it can also be one of the greatest and most memorable parts of your life, like the times that remind you of the fact that you really are a true student at heart…   You ask for student discount wherever... Read more »

Have you thought about putting your business forward for an award? Or what about sponsoring one?

February 6, 2015 4:01 pm Published by

  Banner Image: landlordawards.co.uk Here at Glide, we recently sponsored the 2014 Landlord & Letting Awards, a high profile event for those within the private rented sector. We like to sponsor awards as we have experienced the benefits to our business of winning awards first hand.    Image. www.bestbusinessawards.co.uk Back in December,... Read more »

#BeAppy with the new Glide App!

January 28, 2015 9:30 am Published by

Here at Glide, we’re all about keeping life simple. To make managing your account as simple as possible, we’ve created a brand new mobile app so you can keep on top of your usage and bills whilst you’re on the go.  On top of which, if you download our new... Read more »

Recently become a landlord?

January 27, 2015 9:29 am Published by

Image: shropshirebusinesstoday.co.uk Are you new to being a landlord? Not sure about what you are/aren’t responsible for? It’s important that you’re clear about your responsibilities as a landlord so you can ensure you meet legal requirements, whilst also keeping a positive relationship with your tenants. You must adhere to standard rules... Read more »

9 easy ways to save energy and your pennies!

January 23, 2015 1:16 pm Published by

Image: blog.visafirst.com With the festive season behind us and the inevitable January blues creeping in with all this cold winter weather, no one can really blame you cracking the heating up a few extra degrees or taking extra long hot baths to rid your chills… brrr! While the weather is more suitable for polar bears... Read more »

5 Security tips for your student tenants

January 16, 2015 10:42 am Published by

Image: aberdeenshire.gov.uk The modern student comes equipped with a whole host of electrical gadgets, making them easy targets for thieves. With this in mind, here are 5 simple steps landlords and property managers can take to keep their houses secure.   As many students will be leaving the safety of student halls... Read more »

Shifting the Christmas bulge…

January 9, 2015 5:31 pm Published by

Image: Misstrong.com   So Christmas has come and gone and many of us will be on a mission to shift those extra pounds we’ve gained over the festive period.   We expect results straight away and when we don’t see them, willpower begins to dwindle and we’ve lost that motivation we... Read more »