Get growing for Decembeard this year!

By Steve Taggart A slightly sniffy article in the Guardian last week declared that the fundraising campaign Movember’s growth cycle was in decline. It claimed that last year UK Movember raised £3 million pounds less than the previous year and argued that many men now already sport some sort of facial hair. But despite describing the campaign as ‘awful’ the Guardian conceded that often-ignored male health issues had benefitted hugely from a raised profile and millions of pounds. If Movember started...

Reach out to older people facing Christmas Day

Christmas is traditionally a time spent celebrating with friends and family, exchanging gifts and having fun. For the 500,000 older people expected to spend Christmas alone, however, Christmas isn’t such a joyful occasion. Loneliness is a growing issue for the older population - at Christmas and all year round. Last year Friends of the Elderly launched its Future of Loneliness report, which found that over five million older people in the UK are affected by loneliness, with more than a million...

Six ways to make your office loo flushed with success

By Alex Marrs  Area Sq  With research revealing that two-fifths of entrepreneurs have come up with the idea for a successful business while on the loo, I'm taking a look at how to create the most inspiring environment in the workplace’s smallest space. Be quirky By making your restrooms unpredictable and interesting, it will inspire people to think differently. A hotel in Oxfordshire transformed the Victorian high-level water tanks into mini-aquariums housing tropical fish, with different species in each cubicle...

Interesting jobs you didn’t know existed, but almost anyone can do

'Story Broker? How did you get into that?'  First in a series of interesting jobs you didn't know existed but almost anyone can do. What is a 'Story Broker' and how do you become one? I was 16 years old. I queued up patiently for my appointment with the school career adviser. They had a new-fangled fancy computer programme that consisted of a multiple-choice questionnaire: Do you prefer a) hard manual labour, or b) soft clerical/administration work. The results were...

Younger Generation ‘Switch and Swipe’ their way through Life

By Nathan Lee, TLE Correspondent Young people have twice as many sexual partners, change jobs more often and move house with far more frequency than their parents did, according to a new study. Research commissioned by Samsung Galaxy S6 edge to mark the launch of the S6 switch kit, compared and contrasted behavioural differences between under-25s and over-50s. The survey of 2,000 respondents reveals a younger generation who are unafraid of change and who fully expect to 'switch and swipe'...

If it’s good enough for Vorderman… Meet the celebrity women who are ageing backwards

By Laura Casewell As the editor of an aesthetics magazine, I spend a fair few hours a week scouring the internet news sites familiarising myself with what the rich and famous are up to. Whether it's the latest makeup trends or hair styles, I like to keep up with what's 'hot or not' for our readers. I enjoy checking out the latest red carpet events and seeing what my favourite female stars are wearing and how they're looking; specifically I...

50 Ways to Make my Day

By Kerry Goldhawke, TLE Correspondent  A good cup of tea, boiling an egg to perfection and stumbling upon cash in the street have been revealed in a list of 50 things which ‘make our day’. The research of 2,000 adults found that for many of us the simple pleasures in life can make the difference between having a good day or a bad one. Receiving a free gift, catching a smile from a good looking strangers and getting a thank...

Sexual Healing: Love Laser Saved My Marriage

Lindsey Price, 41, is a Business Development Manager from Wilmslow, Manchester. She lives with her husband of five years, Billy, and their three-year-old son, Xavier. She decided to undergo non-surgical labia remodelling after the traumatic birth of her child stripped her confidence and left her love life barely existent. “I’d had a fairly uneventful pregnancy with Xavier, with the labour itself even being pretty low-key. It wasn’t until the birth itself that the problems started,” says Lindsay. “My son’s head...

The impact of pre and post-nuptial agreements

By Sam Longworth Partner at Stewarts Law LLP London continues to attract a huge level of wealth. It has a fantastic ability to reinvent itself, generation after generation. Emerging wealth centres are attracted by its property, education, the City and the financial sophistication of its advisors, coupled with the culture, history and myriad of other desirable factors which London and England offer. It is also known for being one of the most generous jurisdictions in the world for financial provision...

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