Initiative launched to support workplace health and wellbeing

Not-for-profit, wellbeing provider Westfield Health has launched an online initiative to support workplace health and wellbeing which will educate employers across the UK on how they can make a positive difference within their organisation. With over half (54 percent) of businesses reporting that they don’t have any measures in place …

Prepping Like a Pro – How to Get the Best Results During Your Exterior Staining Project

If you’re thinking about exterior staining your new wood siding instead of painting it, or you’re interested in staining any other type of wood in your home, it’s important that you have a good understanding of the process before you begin. Like so many other DIY home improvement projects, the …

More than 600 people quit work to look after older and disabled relatives every day

New research by Carers UK claims that 2.6 million have quit their job to care for a loved one who is older, disabled or seriously ill, with nearly half a million (468,000) leaving their job in the last two years alone – more than 600 people a day. This is …

Filtering out the noise, the pathology of work, busy doin muffin and some other stuff

We might think that an inability to absorb the vast amount of information generated by our fellow humans and their machines is something of a modern phenomenon, but we’ve always known we can have too much of this particular good thing. Distringit librorum multitude, wrote Seneca in the First Century. …

8 quick tips for showing up in local business searches

If you have a brick-and-mortar shop, you should have one major priority when it comes to your online presence — showing up in local business searches. It doesn’t matter if someone in Dallas finds your business online if you’re located in Tampa. You need the people who live, work and …

7 Ingredients That Helped Me Achieve Financial Independence

Achieving financial independence is kind of like cooking. If you’re lucky enough to find a good recipe, it will be much easier. However, the stake is much higher with financial independence. A terrific meal will make you happy for a few hours, but financial independence can last a lifetime. Of …

4 Tips to Improve Your Blog-Writing Skills

Now more than ever, professionals serious about diversifying their business portfolio need to bolster their writing skills. Indeed, nearly every business owner regardless of industry maintains a blog, and being able to take on the responsibility of managing your website’s blog is a fantastic way to gain authority in your …

Manchester is the number one tech location outside of London

The UK’s regional cities are competing harder than ever with London to become the location of choice for the tech sector. According to CBRE’s report ‘Tech Cities:  Exploring tech hotspots in the UK regions’ Manchester ranks number one amongst the top 10 UK tech location outside of London, but Scotland …

13 questions to ask writers before you hire them to write for your professional organization

A good writer is hard to find. Just ask any business owner who’s ever farmed out a bunch of work to inexpensive freelancers from online marketplaces, only to find out that the freelancers’ command of the language is tenuous — or that their work has been plagiarized. Luckily, there are …