hoo’s latest campaign is to champion the British seaside this summer

Covid has set the Great British seaside resurgence in motion

Research by hotel booking platform, h oo , has highlighted how Covid has impacted the great British seaside and how a growing trend for staycations in the face of foreign travel uncertainty could help it bounce back to its former glory.

The British seaside has long lost the glamorous allure that it had back in the 50s and 60s, and while it helped contribute to an estimated domestic...

12% of respondents said they will never have guests to stay overnight again.

1 in 5 Brits don’t enjoy having their in-laws stay over

As the rules around overnight stays have now changed, but are people ready to welcome guests back into their homes?

A new report on the state of home hosting in the UK, from Swyft has found that 39% of Brits plan to have guests stay the night in their home once lockdown restrictions ease, with 13% already having visits planned.

However, not everyone is keen to jump back into...

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...

60% of Brits are feeling unhappy more occasionally since the start of the pandemi

The top 10 things that make Brits truly happy

Have you been feeling sad over the past few months? Well, you’re not alone, as nearly 60% of Brits are feeling unhappy more occasionally since the start of the pandemic*. Whilst lockdown has meant there there are many things we are restricted from doing that we love and make us happy, there are still some lovely things that cheer us up.

Fasthosts surveyed the British public to find...

Delaying an eye health check-up could be dangerous

Medics urge parents to prioritise their children’s eye health over the Easter break

Sharon Copeland, Optician at Feel Good Contacts is urging parents to prioritise their children’s eye health over the Easter break by reducing screen time and booking an eye health check up. After a year of online learning followed by leisure time spent in front of the screen, delaying an eye health check-up could be dangerous. After all it’s very difficult to know if your child has a problem...

Upheaval from bustling offices to isolated homes has had significant effects on those working from home

Employee wellness lessons learnt in a year of working from home

23rd March 2021 marks one year since Boris Johnson announced the first Covid-19 lockdown in the UK and ordered people to stay at home. At the time, the Prime Minister said he was confident the country could turn the tide of coronavirus in 12 weeks, but after a year of lockdowns, bubbles and tiers, the UK’s workforces are still working from what were supposed to be temporary home offices....

The uncertainty around the pandemic has triggered more financial worry in Brits

60% of Brits are feeling stressed over their financial position

Since the global outbreak of COVID-19 began in early 2020, many Brits have experienced extra financial pressure. To help understand how Brits are coping, Blacktower Financial Management has taken a closer look to uncover which cities are most concerned about the monetary implications of the pandemic, as well as those saving more now than ever before.

The UK has been one of the world’...

Over 65's are feeling more confident that a return to normality is on the horizon

Two-thirds of over-65s confident about resuming life post-Covid

Two-thirds of over-65s are confident about going back to everyday life after the news of the government’s plan to ease lockdown following the success of the Covid-19 vaccination programme.

The survey, conducted by McCarthy Stone , has revealed that those at retirement age are showing increased optimism and confidence, with 74% now optimistic, following the rollout of the government’s...

Tips for parents to get through home schooling in lockdown

Ten tips on how to effectively homeschool

With a third national lockdown closing UK schools, Greg Smith, Head of Operations at Oxford Home Schooling , one of the UK's leading home education providers, has given his 10 top tips on how to effectively homeschool.

1. Take breaks

A bit of experimentation should identify what works best for you and the child. You might find 30-minute blasts followed by 10-minute breaks...


How has technology saved Balenciaga and the fashion industry from crippling under the pressure of the pandemic

As with many industries this year, the fashion industry has suffered tremendously at the hands of the covid 19 pandemic. Fashion weeks and shows have been consolidated to days and hours spent online watching models taking the catwalk while social distancing or events being cancelled altogether - sheer heartbreak for the fashionistas who live and breathe in the fashion world.

A survey...