National Sickie Day!

National Sickie Day!

The first Monday in February has been coined National Sickie Day in the UK. This is the day when most people will phone in sick to work using a range of excuses. It is the first payday since Christmas and the first weekend after dry January, so is this just merely a...
Be Cyber Safe!

Be Cyber Safe!

Unfortunately, it is a sad fact that people are out there to scam you somehow or other.  This could be via a phone call, text message, email, social media or behind the scenes where all they need is your name and contact details. Always make sure you know who you are...
Going off with a Bang!

Going off with a Bang!

This annual event takes place on 5th November known as Guy Fawkes Night, Bonfire Night or Firework Night.  It’s the anniversary of an attempt to blow up the Houses of Parliament – this was called the Gunpowder Plot of 1605. Guy Fawkes was member of the Gunpowder...
The History of Halloween!

The History of Halloween!

Halloween as we know it today is celebrated in many western countries on 31st October, but did you know it was not always what the celebrations of today were like or originally about? The origin can be traced back to Britain, Ireland and Northern France.  Until 2,000...
Happy workplace, happy life.

Happy workplace, happy life.

Few people would argue that being happy at work isn’t important.  We spend so much of our precious time at work that we should be happy or at least find some enjoyment there. Unfortunately, many of us can suffer from stress and depression because of our careers and...