covid-19

The survey shows the extent to which a lack of flexible new roles has held back women's career progression in the past.

Women optimistic that more new flexible jobs could open up work options

Seventy-three per cent of working mums are optimistic that Covid-19 will mean more flexible jobs being advertised, with three quarters saying they would be more likely to change jobs as a result, according to workingmums.co.uk's annual survey.

The survey shows the extent to which a lack of flexible new roles has held back women's career progression in the past. Many felt that working...

More than half of UK office workers have now returned to the workplace

UK workers see work-life balance improve after heading back to the office

Research from Ezra , the leading provider of digital coaching, has revealed that more than half of UK office workers have now returned to the workplace on either a full or part-time basis, with many seeing some surprising benefits as a result.

The research commissioned by Ezra found that 30% of office workers have now returned full-time, up from just 17% in April. A further 24% have...

Safest UK Staycations

73% of British holiday makers intend to stay in the UK this summer

Majority of Britons are predicted to choose a staycation this summer rather than fly to one of the government's limited 'green list' destinations. Of those selecting a UK-based break, over 62% stated uncertainty around vaccine passport timelines as a factor in their decision.

The 22% of the population still intending to travel abroad this summer are holding their breath as they wait...

Covid-19 anxiety syndrome may cause people to struggle with reintegrating back into daily life

Covid-19 anxiety syndrome may stop people from returning to normal living

‘Covid-19 anxiety syndrome’ may  cause  a significant number  of people to struggle with reintegrating back into daily life  as UK society returns to normal after the pandemic, says new research by London South Bank University (LSBU), in partnership with Kingston University. 

The research findings show that one in five of the 286 UK-based survey participants scored highly on the...

The global tourism industry has endured an estimated loss of $753.6bn as a result of Covid

International tourism spend tumbles by $753.6bn in 2020

Research by Hoo , the hotel room offer platform, has estimated that the global tourism industry has endured an estimated loss of $753.6bn as a result of Covid, and that’s across the top 50 countries alone with the total impact likely to be far higher.

Hoo analysed data from the World Tourism Organization on international tourism receipts across the top 50 global tourism destinations...

reusable face masks have soared in online popularity during the latest lockdown.

Reusable Face Masks Soar In Popularity During Recent UK lockdown

A new report by leading face mask brand SmartCover reveals reusable face masks have soared in online popularity during the latest lockdown. The analysis of online news and social media sentiment in the UK highlights that the public's engagement with reusable face mask topics online has increased significantly in the last three months, compared to the previous period.

Reusable vs....

Life insurance no medical

No medical life insurance during the COVID-19 pandemic

While most insurers will want to know about your medical history prior to offering you cover, there are ways to secure life cover without giving any details about your medical history.

During these unprecedented times, no medical life insurance can seem even more appealing, as insurers have added new Covid related questions to their application process and many fear being declined...

The UK is binning 53,000,000 disposable face masks every single day

53 million disposable face masks are sent to landfill every single day

The UK is binning an incredible 53,000,000 disposable face masks every single day, with reports that many face masks are ending up being carelessly discarded in the street ending up in streams and rivers.

“If you walk around any street now you will see disposable face masks being blown around with leaves in the gutter – they are the new cigarette butt – people are simply chucking...

Getting vitamin D from natural food sources such as mushrooms during winter months

Could mushrooms solve vitamin D crisis

With winter starting to descend upon us, getting enough vitamin D from natural food sources such as mushrooms becomes even more important than other, sunnier months of the year.

The body is designed to get vitamin D from sunshine through the skin, but through the darker months this is much harder to achieve, especially in the UK. With more local lockdowns rapidly being introduced,...

The secret to long-lasting friendships

The secret to long-lasting relationships

With social distancing still “the new norm”, and many of us unsure of the last time we hugged any of our friends, a new study* by Interflora has revealed the secret to long-lasting friendships; have two separate friendship groups, a mix of five personalities, and don’t forget to celebrate those all-important friendship milestones.

The new study of 2,000 Brits reveals some good news...

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