Day: 9 October 2018

Spending drops to its lowest level in a year in retail sector

Spending drops to its lowest level in a year in retail sector

Worrying figures show the high street has hit a slump. In September retail sales increased by the lowest level for nearly a year. KPMG and the British Retail Consortium found like-for-like retail sales were down 0.2 per cent, while total sales increased 0.7 per cent. The BRC said this was ...

Research links Brexit vote to xenophobia and narcissism

Brexit: Who matters more, the dead or the young?

Earlier this year the Conservatives became the laughing stock of the country after party figures show they received more money from the dead than they did from living people. But according to the latest figures, Brexit could be facing a similar dilemma. Alastair Campbell pointed out on Twitter today it ...

Air pollution ‘wipes at least a year off your life’, researchers find

What’s on in London this winter?

As you’d expect, London’s a year round city. So while the summer might have its standout events like the Chelsea Flower Show and Wimbledon there’s plenty for everyone going on throughout the winter months too. Some events are outdoors and some under cover. But even if there’s another “Beast from ...

Small business owners admit they are still ‘clueless’ about GDPR

Get the most out of your interactions at work

121’s, performance reviews or just a standard meeting. How do you get the most out of your interactions at work? In this article professional life consultant Oliver Martin gives some advice on how to draw out all the necessary dry facts of a meeting yet make it feel like a ...

Winter’s Coming: Is your Home Ready for the Cold?

With Autumn in full effect and winter around the corner, if you haven't done so already, it's high time to begin preparing your house for more of bitter mornings and icy cold nights that lay ahead. Similarly to a car, a house needs an annual routine tune up: For example, ...

How we coped as a couple through baby loss

How we coped as a couple through baby loss

Antonia Mitchell Glynn, 36, has spoken about her baby loss after the still birth of daughter Shoshana (Shosh) in 2015 while the couple were living in Australia. They moved back home to the UK that same year, and went on to have a son, Gabriel, in 2016. Her husband Simon ...

‘Sarri-ball’ has taken full effect at the bridge

‘Sarri-ball’ has taken full effect at the bridge

By Geo Craig  After finally being appointed manager of Chelsea FC on 14 July,  taking over from Antonio Conte, eyebrows were raised at how late the London club had left it to appoint Maurizio Sarri. Promising an attractive, free-flowing style of football, fans were optimistic yet left wondering how long ...

What not to miss in Dubai Marina

Technical innovations, on one hand, have made our lives easier. However, on the other hand, as our civilization is progressing, our work schedules are becoming tighter and the pressure to deliver an outstanding performance in an exceedingly competitive environment is incrementing each moment. In such scenarios; a person, in order ...