The banning of single use plastics
Though there’s no official date as to when this law will become enforceable, there has been an official warning that single use plastic products will soon be outlawed.
Could you be paid to sit in the dark?
A couple of years ago, when we were all ordered to stay at home to avoid spreading the Covid virus, it was feared that the UK public’s demand for electricity would be more than the National Grid could cope with.
Why Cameron’s ‘Big Society’ didn’t work
When the Conservative Party creams off more and more taxpayers’ money from the top for their own benefit (don’t get me started!), it means there’s less to combat the issues of people in need when the remaining funds eventually trickle down.
Will mass redundancies become more common?
Over the last year, we’ve heard many times that the job market is heavily weighted in favour the jobseeker, given how many hard-to-fill vacancies remain open.
Love Island is awful, but I still watch it!
Often described as the lowest form of entertainment, Love Island is mind-numbing, but that’s the point.
Our country has gone to the dogs
Over the Christmas period, I refrained from talking about politics or current affairs, but I simply cannot ignore the state of our country anymore. It’s in complete turmoil.
To drink or not to drink
We’re well into January now, and just as I’m getting bored of eating well, there will no doubt be others across the country who are gagging for an alcoholic drink.
Homeworking: employees love it; employers, not so much
We’re all aware how much remote working became a thing during the pandemic—but that was at a time when UK Plc had no choice but to work from home where possible.
AI Audiobooks: Technology is decimating the arts, one industry at a time
Recently, Apple deployed a new selection of AI-narrated audiobooks. Perhaps in anticipation of a backlash and divided opinions, the launch was remarkably quiet.
A rundown of 2022 (Part Two)
Following on from my previous article, here are the standout moments of the latter half of 2022. Are they still fresh in your mind?
A rundown of 2022 (Part one)
Happy New Year! Now that 2022 has come to a close, let’s look back at some of the things that happened during the last year. How many do you remember?