This is the home website of Free Pint a free British email newsletter for
knowledge workers with tips and articles on using the Web. Their task is
helping you use the Web for your work. We cannot praise this website, and
the email newsletter they offer monthly, highly enough. Free Pint is full
of excellent content and terrific links and references.
SwapDrive calls itself "The World's Virtual Hard Drive". The
concept is for a website that is a manageable way to store and share
documents. It is an online file storage system available for anyone,
On this UK recruitment and employment website you can receive jobs by
email for your chosen industry, read the latest career advice, or apply
for jobs UK and Europe-wide by distributing your cv. The original, award-winning UK job search and jobs by email service.
Covers 35 industry sectors.
UK Software HQ
What started out as a little hobby to keep
track of UK Software Internet sites has gotten a little out of hand for
Sheila Elliot. She now has her own site with links to hundreds of UK
Software sites visited by thousands of people every month.
This directory rightly claims to be the first entry point to UK public
sector information on the internet. The site includes a listing of UK
public sector web sites, both alphabetical and grouped by key topic areas.
There is also a listing of each of the major UK government portals.
Small Business Service
Businessadviceonline is the website of the UK Government's Small Business
Service. Their aim is to help all small businesses realise their
potential; promote world class business support services; promote
enterprise across society; and achieve the highest standards of service
delivery. A fast-developing site for a range of small business topics and
Protection Public Register
If you are UK-based and you run an interactive website you will probably
have a database of customers. And that means you could fall foul of the
Data Protection Act. At this website you can make sure you adhere to the
law. It may not be fun but it is important.
The Journal is American - but then most Internet law development seems to
be coming out of the USA. Major international organisations, including the
World Trade Organization the UN and the EU, are currently developing
domestic and international legal mechanisms to help promote electronic
commerce, while protecting consumers and business against potential abuse.
The Journal's sections on e-commerce, intellectual property and litigation
cover these issues as they develop.
Out-Law offers businesses and individuals a range of easy to understand and free services and advice on-line and off. All the legal help you need on IT, privacy, intellectual property, software, telecoms, security, cybercrime, tax, e-commerce and internet business. Plus free legal news
The website offers a free toolbar for all browsers that gives you facts
about the site you are visiting while providing related links, serves dead
or missing Web pages from its archive of the Web and includes a search
engine. Alexa's tools allow you to find the site owner's address and
contact details, it rates the site by speed and the number of links, it
even suggests related links - and there's more besides.
Step back in time to re-visit the web sites of yesteryear! A great
resource for tracing past web sites and collating information on
Teldir is the Internet's "original and most complete" index of
online phone books, with over 400 links to Yellow Pages, White Pages,
Business Directories, Email Addresses and Fax Listings from over 170
countries all around the world.
This website helps you to search for businesses and people. The interface
allows you to access major yellow pages and databases - to search millions
of entries at dozens of sites. Hopefully, you'll find the exact
establishment you seek.
Complete Planet is a Database Portal. They claim to have over 70,000 databases,
carefully classified and organised for you for rapid, easy access. Good
for finding details on companies and domains.
UK online phone directory, the equivalent of dialling Directory Enquiries.
This can be a slow site but it is cheaper than the dialled service.
A unique collection of international telephone, fax and e-mail
directories. Website owners Aktiv IT claim you can find anyone, anywhere.
Maybe that's a tall claim, but they come close.
to call the World
Benefit from Go2Call's low-cost international calling services with web
connections so you can voice-enable your website, for free.
- email address book
A German website that does its best to find you anyone's email address.
MESA stands for Meta-Email-Search-Agent. For any given name (last name is
required, first name is optional) MESA searches in parallel at (nearly)
all available sources of email addresses on the Internet. It says it is
the largest email address book worldwide but warns that there is no
complete directory of all email addresses. So if you can not find the
address here, it might nevertheless exist.
CountyWeb is a British interactive
business directory with a database containing 2.1 million listings. It
claims to be the largest UK business directory on the Internet. The web
site’s network of counties allows users to find a business telephone
number and address anywhere in the country. It also lists the top 1000
firms in Britain.
With this service from the Royal Mail you can now find any postcode (zip
code) within the UK. Enter the address details and the postcode
finder will trace the postcode. Similarly if you do not know the address
but you have the postcode the address finder can help you.
the Biography Resource
The internet's biography resource, linking to thousands of
biography-related sites, including autobiographies, journals, letters,
diaries, memoirs, biography collections, etc. With a few rare exceptions,
the biographies found here are about individuals who are no longer living
or whose public life and career are well behind them.
Dictionary.com gives you a free online English dictionary and reference
guide. The site includes crossword puzzles and other word games and
Word of the Day.
Free online Roget's Thesaurus of English words and phrases.
Free online translations from Dictionary.com: Includes English to French,
English to German, English to Italian, English to Portuguese, English to
Spanish, French to English, French to German, German to English, German to
French, Italian to English, Portuguese to English, Spanish to English.
Britannica.com is more than the world's most respected encyclopedia, it
has become a portal including expert reviews of more than 125,000 of the
Web's best sites, articles from more than 70 of the world's top magazines
and special interactive features.
This excellent Microsoft encyclopedia website is one the Web's best. Vast
amounts of data and huge numbers of links. The site benefits from regular
eHow.com is the website where you can learn how to do anything and get
what you need to do it - from experts and people like you. Its not just
about the Internet. eHow includes step-by-step instructions on how to do
just about anything, and buy the stuff you need to do it.
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