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...
Should I resign or wait to be fired?

Should I resign or wait to be fired?

Have you been suspended, facing disciplinary action or just get the feeling that things aren’t right at work? If you have been suspended or pulled into a disciplinary it can sometimes feel easier to quit rather than go through the weeks of meetings, interviews and...
Preparing for Performance Reviews

Preparing for Performance Reviews

Love them or hate them, if they are a part of your company structure, there’s definitely something to be said for being well prepared for your performance review. Often companies that run reviews link them to increased benefits and pay rises, so it’s important to go...