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It'll be homely this Christmas

08 Dec 2015

‘Home for the holidays’, ‘home is where the heart is’, ‘home sweet home’, ‘it’ll be homely this Christmas’…OK, we made that last one up, but whichever homely metaphor you choose, we’re sure you’ll agree that the home has a special place in everyone’s heart, particularly at Christmas time.

Whether you’re welcoming a few close friends and family into the comfort of your own home for a glass of sherry or an Orbit Beer, or going all-out and hosting a big Christmas bash at your place, your home is likely the epicentre of your Christmas. With that in mind, here are a few of our favourite small businesses that can help you make your home even more homely This Christmas.

Deck the halls … and bedrooms …. and lounge

Passerini LogoNo matter how gorgeous your home is right now, there’s always room to squeeze in a little more comfort and joy, a little more luxury. If you’re keen to deck your halls with some luxurious, design-led European style in the run up to Christmas, get yourself over to Passerini.

This global luxury dream store offers original pieces of highly crafted furniture and home furnishings by cutting-edge emerging designers, undiscovered master artisans and iconic design brands. Check out Passerini’s online magazine for ideas on how you can deck your halls with European luxury this Christmas.

Passerini Interiors

Let us grow, let us grow, let us grow

Wilfords LogoHave you outgrown your London home? Is it feeling less than homely as your growing family makes it burst at the seams? Maybe it’s time to look for a new, perfectly fitted family home, a peaceful haven in the bustle of London to house your family’s Silent Nights. If you’re ready to upgrade your home this winter you should get in touch with the good folks at Wilfords, an independent estate agency in the heart of Kensington. Wilfords sell and rent Central and West London’s finest properties, so they are sure to have the perfect new home for your family. 

Wilfords HomeOh baby, it’s cold outside

Plumb ThermalsIt might be cold outside, but with Plumb Thermals it will be anything but cold in your home this Christmas. Whether you want a new heating system installed to fight the winter chill, or need a fast and reliable emergency repair when your pipes have frozen and cracked, if you’re based in or around Norwich then Plumb Thermals will be at your beck and call to make sure your home is always warm inside, no matter how cold it is outside.

Cleaner, baby, come on down my chimney tonight

Blue Apple Cleaning LogoOK, you may be getting sick of the Christmas song references by now…and you may not even HAVE a chimney in your home…but if you party like it’s 1999 this New Year’s Eve you can be sure you’ll be incredibly grateful for a  professional home cleaning service come January 1st. Make a New Year’s date with Blue Apple Cleaning and you can be sure your home will be homely once again, just in time to enjoy everything 2016 brings to your door (if not to your chimney).

Christmas Chimney

Chris Conway


Managing Director, Accountant & Corporate Finance Specialist

0207 043 4000

About the author

Chris joined Accounts and Legal as Managing Director in November 2015. Chris’s primary role is ensuring the firm runs smoothly on a daily basis, supporting the growth of its entrepreneurial clients and delivering the firm’s own ambitious growth objectives. 

Having qualified as a Chartered Accountant (ICAEW) in general practice with a Top 20 firm in 2010, Chris quickly chose to specialise in corporate finance. During his 5 years Chris worked on over 70 transactions involving SME’s, from company valuations and restructures to substantial equity and debt fundraisings. He also advised on the sale and purchases of businesses, both to trade buyers and financial investors, providing advisory and due diligence services.


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