art

Why communities of color having more representation in art is great

Since the end of the 20th century and also in our century, arts started to be seen as powerful means of registering violence and social traumas. Art finally abandoned the field of mere “imitation” and became an agent of memory and history. It is not by chance that exhibitions bring current political themes to their agenda. Issues related to minorities, immigration, gender, transsexuality, the memory … Continue reading Why communities of color having more representation in art is great

farming

Has veganism had an impact on farming?

Veganism is becoming increasingly popular all over the world. Whether we’re cutting out dairy, trying to eat less meat, or picking up some compost bags for growing our own fresh produce, the vegan diet is undoubtedly gaining popularity and good press. Thousands of British people have chosen to introduce some aspects of the vegan diet without going fully vegan, in fact, just 14 per cent … Continue reading Has veganism had an impact on farming?

selling a house

A parent’s guide to selling your house

Selling a home can be stressful at the best of times, but when you have children, the stress can go to the next level. First of all, there’s the challenge of keeping a home tidy without turning your children into frustrated balls of pent-up energy. Then there’s the issue of managing viewings. Then there’s persuading them to see the sale and move as fun rather … Continue reading A parent’s guide to selling your house

driving apps

Drive Home ‘Appy: Best Companions for the Car in 2020

Anything you want to do in 2020, we are fairly certain there is an app for it. From ordering dinner to ordering a new sofa, everything can be done within the tap of a thumb. This is all thanks to major developments which have taken place in regard to digitilisation. The automotive industry is no different, with rapid advancements taking place on a continual basis. … Continue reading Drive Home ‘Appy: Best Companions for the Car in 2020

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