Coronavirus Covid-19 cell

Are we heading for another lockdown?

The media wheel is turning faster at the moment, as it warns about the dangers of the Omicron variant of the Covid virus...

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Coronavirus Covid-19 cell

Are we heading for another lockdown?

The media wheel is turning faster at the moment, as it warns about the dangers of the Omicron variant of the Covid virus...

Labrador dog behind green bars

The poor pups…

Animal charities have been inundated with unwanted pets over recent months...

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Do you run an ethical business?

In this day and age, you can’t just be a bog-standard business owner, you’ve to also be a crusader of the Earth...

2 young men doing a socially distanced handshake wearing face coverings

The return of the handshake…?

Because we’ve lived with the coronavirus for well over a year, it’s perhaps natural that some of our habits have changed.

Young female driver experiencing road rage

Where has all the aggression come from?

Since Covid came on the scene, I’ve noticed numerous examples of selfishness and aggression in others.

Blue head on red background with white jigsaw pieces

Are we any more able to talk about mental health in work?

Go back a few decades and you wouldn’t have brought up the subject of poor mental health with your workmates for fear of being laughed at or being seen as weak/unable to do your job.

woman with gray hair faced towards wall

Ageism, the last taboo…

This is quite a personal post. I know from speaking to women in my network that I’m not alone in my thoughts and how I’m judged by society...

man in wheelchair with backpack

Disability representation – why the media needs to do more

The representation of disabilities within the media is certainly an improvement on what it used to be. However, the scope of representation could be wider, but this is not the main issue at hand—rather the type of representation.

Transparent Clock

Do you insist that your staff work long hours?

Not so long ago, I wrote about the possibility of a 4-day week becoming the norm. Now that more people work from home compared to numbers before the pandemic...

Getting an email notification on your phone.

The impact of the ‘pingdemic’ on small businesses

With just one ping, the affected employee (whether suffering symptoms or not) must be holed up at home whilst their employer struggles to cover their workload.

Cold at work

Why women feel colder in shared workspaces…

There’s always been a debate around the ‘glass ceiling’ in companies, and whether woman can push past the men in suits to govern firms or sit on their boards. Certainly, before the pandemic.

The word hustle on a sticker on a concrete block

Back to normal, back to the grindstone…

In a matter of days, most of the restrictions we’ve been living under will be lifted. One of these is the recommendation to work from home; the government will leave it up to employers to decide whether they continue with remote working