podcasts

Four Brilliant Podcasts to Get Your Ears Around

Do podcasts help you get through the day? As the world of radio declines, podcasts are stepping in to take over. This listening trend is booming, and more people than ever are putting on their headphones or tuning into their home’s smart speaker to get their podcast fix. When surveyed, 7.1 million Britons said that they’d listened to a podcast within the last month. This … Continue reading Four Brilliant Podcasts to Get Your Ears Around

Your MOT guide to passing first time

The motoring industry has become increasingly expensive for consumers to finance in recent years. The average price of petrol and diesel has risen by more than 20p each in the last decade while the average new car price has increased by 38 per cent in the same period of time. Despite what you might think, keeping costs low when funding our vehicles is not as … Continue reading Your MOT guide to passing first time

shopping

How Shoppers’ Habits Have Changed

As time goes on, the way things are conducted change. Whether this is to keep up with changing times or to reinvent the way things are done, industries must adapt, evolve, and innovate. Something that is no stranger to change is shopping habits. In 2017, the Office for National Statistics reported that consumers spent around £366 billion. Significant change has been demonstrated in consumer behaviour … Continue reading How Shoppers’ Habits Have Changed

new business

5 essential tips for setting up a new business

Setting up your own business is one of the most daunting tasks. Particularly because so much can potentially go wrong. In the private sector in the UK, there were 5.9 million businesses at the start of 2019. Over 5.8 million of these were small businesses of up to 49 employees. This is a 3.5 per cent increase on the previous year which shows more people … Continue reading 5 essential tips for setting up a new business

financial education

Why young people need better financial education

Money is a central part of our every day lives. According to a 2018 study, three quarters of the British population are worried about their financial situation. It’s a little surprising then, that financial education is not at the forefront of our education. Young adults often express that they feel they lack the skills to budget properly and manage their finances. So, how can we improve the … Continue reading Why young people need better financial education

business

Why keeping your business’ suppliers happy is so important

As a company, you have 3 distinct groups you need to constantly keep happy: your customers, your employees, and often forgotten, your suppliers! Get any 3 of these wrong and it could spell doom for your business, but while the internet abounds with why and how to keep your customers and employees happy, there isn’t much help out there for those wanting to keep a … Continue reading Why keeping your business’ suppliers happy is so important

flooring

How Wood Flooring Keeps Away Pollutants and Allergens

It may not have occurred to you that health issues are relevant when choosing a floor or floor covering. The various materials and chemicals that enter into the picture can indeed impact your health and the well-being of your family. These issues cover everything from hygiene, constant sniffles, and the general air quality of your home environment. Bringing the baddies into your home Have you … Continue reading How Wood Flooring Keeps Away Pollutants and Allergens

CBD

A Guide to Buying CBD in the UK

Cannabidiol, or CBD as its often referred to, has become increasingly popular over recent years. Derived from the hemp plant (a relative of the marijuana plant), CBD is a natural chemical compound linked to improving physical and mental health. If you’re interested in finding out more about Cannabidiol why not check out our brief guide to buying CBD in the UK? Why Is CBD Popular? … Continue reading A Guide to Buying CBD in the UK

cleaning up

How to prepare for the New Year’s Clear-Out: How much is it to hire a skip?

Whether you’re starting a new housing project for 2020 or decluttering your home to relieve yourself of the remains of the 2019’s festive period, a good old clear out can just be what you need to start 2020 with a fresh feeling.  With that, appropriate planning is required and whether you’re going to do all yourself or hire an expert, you still need to consider … Continue reading How to prepare for the New Year’s Clear-Out: How much is it to hire a skip?

Retail

How to reduce unemployment in the retail industry

In recent years, unemployment has become a pressing issue for the government. Less people out of work means fewer people claiming job seekers allowance and a rise in overall disposable income, both advantages for the state of the economy. With the closure of high street stores set to continue in 2019, and retail workers facing the highest levels of unemployment, it’s important that successful retailers … Continue reading How to reduce unemployment in the retail industry