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To buy or not to buy… Surfing the smartphone wave

As technology giants, Apple and Samsung continue their constant battle in the smartphone world, consumers await each annual release with much anticipation, ready to renew their current plan or, if the carrier allows, upgrade early. New phone, same features Critics suggest such systematic release programmes means that tech giants have taken...

The major brands embracing eco-friendly packaging

Whilst attention has been drawn to packaging and plastic pollution exponentially over the past year, there is still so much more that can be done. We take a look at how manufacturers and suppliers are reducing or amending the packaging for their products in order...

How to make the most of your lunchtime workout

We’ve all fallen victim to lunch al desko from time to time when we have a lot to do, but don’t let this become part of your daily routine. Avoiding taking regular breaks at work can not only be detrimental to your physical health, but also to your...

5 tips to pass your driving test first time

There’s no freedom quite like the freedom to drive wherever you want to go, whenever you want. Both the theory element and the practical assessment can be tricky to get right first time, and learner drivers need all the help they can get, along with...

PROTECTING CONSTRUCTION WORKERS AGAINST COLD STRESS THIS WINTER

Whilst many of us have the option to turn the heating up in winter, wear a few extra layers and supply both ourselves and our co-workers with a constant stream of hot drinks, construction workers must face the elements head-on. Even in the most adverse...

Our Chosen Charity – The Prince of Wales Hospice

Did you know that The Prince of Wales Hospice has its 30th birthday this year? We can't begin to understand just how many people and families this wonderful facility has helped and supported during that 30 years, so to help them continue their amazing work, R...

Be prepared… preparing property for snow!

Temperatures are due to plummet, take action now and protect your property. Our top 5 things to check… Pipes Roof Guttering Boiler Radiators Understanding the risk Every winter millions of pounds of damage are experienced by businesses and households from burst pipes, roof snow collapses and water ingress. However by...

A third of British skiers hit slopes without checking travel cover

Winter holidays conjure cosy images of powdery snow, tree-topped mountains, rosy cheeks and marshmallow-blanketed hot chocolate in an alpine lodge… and a festive pair of crutches? Didn’t think so. But injuries on the slopes are a very real risk of skiing, snowboarding and other winter sports...