Does your boss want you to quit? The phenomenon of ‘quiet firing’
What can lipsticks tell us about the economy?
The phenomenon of ‘quiet firing’ continues to rise. Seeing employers consciously mistreating and bullying employees passively to encourage them to resign instead of subjecting the company to legalities of directly terminating an employment.
Lipstick sales, amongst other small luxuries, can actually predict the state of the economy. This phenomenon is aptly named the ‘lipstick index’.
The rise of minimalism in branding
Nearly every big corporation you can think of has changed its branding in recent years, simplifying its design to stay on trend and give the brand a sophisticated and modern look.
Is there more to the closure of the Doncaster/Sheffield Airport?
Its future had been up in the air (pardon the pun) for a while, after the owners, The Peel Group put it up for sale. A couple of offers were made by interested parties; however, none were accepted as they weren’t close to the figure Peel purportedly wanted.
Can we all leave Meghan Markle alone, please?
It has become the latest fashion to nit-pick at every little thing Meghan Markle does. The press jumps on her body language, her clothes, and even who and who she doesn’t make eye contact with
The Disposable Vape Takeover
Young people always need something to rebel against. Think back to when you were a teenager, what was something everyone did that was terrible for their health.
My new favourite thing: the air fryer
The air fryer isn’t the only cool gadget in our shared kitchen either. One of my flatmates brought a rice cooker with him. He plans to bulk buy big bags of rice and live off that...
Meet Therese Coffey: The New Health Secretary with the terrible voting history
Let me make myself clear from the outset, I think Therese Coffey is an abhorrent woman with incredibly backward views who’s unfit for modern day parliament.
Thank God it’s…Thursday?
Thursdays are officially the new Fridays, with workers spending their Thursday evenings in pubs and bars and waking up on Friday morning with a hangover. Friday after-work drinks are a thing of the past..
Businesses’ faux pas around the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth ll
Following Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s sad passing, social media teams around the country have struggled to convey the correct message to their customers. In marketing lingo...
Will pubs survive the energy crisis?
Times look really bleak in the hospitality sector. Businesses are well and truly in survival mode and pubs are no exception.
Cost of Living
Who actually wants Liz as PM? Just call an election!
The rich want Liz Truss, and now they’ve got her. Whilst the rest of us wait for 2024 to get rid of this untrustworthy government, what can we expect under the rule of Britain’s third female prime minister?
Does it pay to be petty? 22-year battle over 21p
As a nation, we’re underpaid and ripped off nearly every day. It's quite likely that you've been charged unfairly at some point, but just paid up because it was too much of a hassle to fight. Corporations rely on this mentality.
I actually enjoyed watching boxing, for a change
It’s no secret that I love sport; I talk about it regularly on ITK. When it comes to which sports I choose to watch, I usually go for team sports, such as football or rugby. Last weekend, however...
T-Levels have given me so many opportunities
T-Levels are the new qualification available as a post-16 option. They’ve brought me so many opportunities, and I personally believe these will only increase as time moves on. They really are the next level qualification.
Should the UK have siestas?
The days of damp and dismal summers may be long gone—replaced by sweltering heat, sunburn, water shortages, and crop failures. Does the modern workplace need to adapt to extreme heat?