Day: 28 September 2018

Generation Z driving out discrimination in the workplace

More than a quarter of British workers say they have experienced discrimination in the workplace, research has revealed. The study found prejudice towards gender, race and age is still commonplace in UK businesses, but a youth-driven revolution could be underway to counter it. Generation Z (under 25s) are twice as ...

Demoralised UK Border Force face post-Brexit meltdown

Chris Hobbs is a retired Met police officer who worked extensively at border controls in both the UK and Jamaica. Government proposals that EU nationals and non-EU nationals will ‘be treated the same post-Brexit’ is being greeted with a mixture of hilarity and incredulity by UK Border Force officers. After ...

The Weekly Cocktail Recipe: The Patrón Paloma 

Tying in with this year’s London Cocktail Week, Patrón Tequila will launch a three-night pop-up in Hoxton. Taking place at a secret location from Wednesday 3rd October to Friday 5th October, ‘Drinks at Home – perfected by Patrón’ will showcase a line-up of bartenders from award-winning bars - including Matt ...

Film Review: The Wife

In Björn Runge’s The Wife, Glenn Close offers a truly outstanding performance as the long suffering wife of an insufferably vain novelist (played by Jonathan Pryce). Adapted for the screen by Jane Anderson from Meg Wolitzer’s 2003 novel of the same name, the film is a beautifully understated, thought provoking and deeply affecting study in ...

“Flagship” Conservative policy defeated- is the Tory government of Theresa May about to fall?”

Boris throws Theresa May under the Brexit bus…again

Boris Johnson has used his Telegraph article to attack, not for the first time, the PM and her Brexit plan. He called May’s Chequers plan “"a moral and intellectual humiliation for this country" that will "cheat the electorate" if implemented. Writing in the Daily Telegraph, Johnson, over 4,500 words, said: ...

Squeeze singer Glenn Tilbrook on tour to promote the Trussell Trust

Glenn Tilbrook announces that his upcoming solo tour dates, starting on 17th October at The Ropetackle in Shoreham, will be promoting awareness and donations for The Trussell Trust, the charity that supports a network of foodbanks around the UK.  At most venues there will be food drop points and collection boxes, ...

“Confident, Assured And Comfortable” – Commentators’ Early Verdicts On Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party Conference Speech

People’s Vote should be top of Labour’s agenda

After 4 days of a party conference where Brexit agenda issues were conspicuous by their absence we finally got some clarity on Labour’s position on Brexit. They want a general election at any cost. A huge surge of support for a national referendum on the final Brexit deal has been ...

How E Rider Have Revolutionised The Electric Bike Market

The number of electric bikes now being used here in the UK has risen considerably in the last few years. The electric bike has undergone a staggering overhaul, no longer being seen as the boring and somewhat clunky vehicle it once was. The electric bike now ranges from amazing bicycles ...

Film Review: The Gospel According to André

Kate Novack has all the necessary ingredients for a fascinating study of one of the fashion world’s seminal players in her documentary, The Gospel According to André.  Sadly, however, Novack never quite manages to get under the skin of the films titular subject, and the end result leaves little food for thought. The Gospel According to ...

The future of housing – what can we expect?

The last decade has been a challenging period for housing in the UK. The next ten years do not look any different although there have been schemes put in place to ease the strain of ever increasing house prices and home-ownership. Architects are looking to take on a new role ...