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It’s time to embrace the 4 day work week

At the end of February 2023, a trial into implementing a 4 day work week within the workplace involving 61 companies and nearly 3000 employees had come to a close. And the results astounded the old guard...


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.

What’s the deal with Twitter?

Elon Musk began his acquisition of the social media platform, Twitter, in April 2022—and we still haven’t heard the last of it.

Where will you be shopping this Christmas?

British retailer, Primark, has announced that they won’t be increasing the prices of their autumn/winter range, despite them feeling (like everyone else) the impact of rising energy bills, a cost-of-living crisis, and a looming recession.

Truss has gone. Boris has ruled himself out. Can we just go with the lettuce?

A week ago, Liz Truss, quite rightly, resigned. She has gone down in history as arguably the worst prime minister ever, and certainly the one with the shortest tenure in office.

Remember onesies? They’re back!

About a decade ago, the all-in-one pyjama set was all the rage. Coming in many different styles, they made the perfect gift. You could even demonstrate your personality through your choice of ‘onesie’.

What can lipsticks tell us about the economy?

Lipstick sales, amongst other small luxuries, can actually predict the state of the economy. This phenomenon is aptly named the ‘lipstick index’.

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.

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.

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.

Counting your pennies: How the cost-of-living crisis is driving people back to cash

The Post Office has revealed that Brits are turning to cash as the cost of living rises, with personal cash withdrawals up 20% on last year.

ASDA’s Revamped Value Range Will Shock You

The cost-of-living crisis has well and truly got the UK in its grip. Energy bills are already ridiculous and set to increase further; petrol is still around £1.70 a litre, despite a slight drop in the price of oil...

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