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Allotment ideas for growing your own fruit and veg

August 12, 2016
Allotment ideas. Vegetables and meat on a table

National Allotments Week this year focused upon opening up allotments to people from all walks of life. An allotment is a piece of land which is rented out and used to grow fruit and vegetables. Allotment ideas have been around for a long time. Living[...]
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What can watching the Olympic Games teach us?

August 3, 2016
Olympic Games. Swimmer in a pool

The Olympic Games are in full swing. It’s all very exciting, but watching athletes compete in events, with what seems like superhuman ability, whilst we sit on the sofa, can make us feel a bit inferior. So how can we approach our lives in a more[...]
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Start working in a creative job

June 29, 2016
Start working in a creative job. Woman taking photo in a field

The creative sector is one of the fastest growing industries in the UK. There’s a huge number of creative jobs out there and many opportunities to work freelance. Having a creative job will give you higher job satisfaction, improve your communication[...]
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5 inspirational quotes we love

June 22, 2016
Inspirational quotes. Dreamcatcher

Get through the working week with a little help from our 5 favourite inspirational quotes “Anyone who ever gave you confidence, you owe them a lot” – Truman Capote, author. You might have received a good comment on an assignment,[...]
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Why work in foot health?

June 21, 2016
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If you’re looking for a new career, working as a foot health care practitioner might not be something you’ve thought about. Did you know that there’s a lot of demand for skilled professionals to look after people’s feet? It’s[...]
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Explore the great outdoors this summer

June 1, 2016
Explore the great outdoors this summer. Woodland walk

Don’t stay inside Now that it seems like the sunshine could be on its way, we want to switch off our TVs and explore the great outdoors. If you’re looking for an excuse to give your kids a bit of fresh air, we’ve come up with five ideas[...]
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Easy recipes for World Baking Day

May 17, 2016
Easy recipes. Picture of pasties and cakes.

We’ve been baking in the Stonebridge office for World Baking Day. Today people are making pledges to bake something nice for friends, family or colleagues. We’d all like to think we could compete on the Great British Bakeoff, but we don’t[...]
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Turn your hobby into a job with our career ideas

May 13, 2016
Career ideas. Camera sitting on a pile of books.

Are you feeling uninspired in your job? You don’t have to be. Why not get some career ideas from your hobbies? 5 career ideas Photographer Do you love taking pictures in your spare time? Once you get to grips with a digital camera, you can start[...]
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5 motivational quotes that will change your life

May 11, 2016
Motivational quotes. Woman jumping in the air.

“Remember that failure is an event, not a person” – Zig Ziglar, motivational speaker. Everybody fails. Maybe you didn’t get the grade you wanted on an assignment, or didn’t get through a job interview. It[...]
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5 Ways To De-Stress At Work

April 25, 2016
5 Ways to De Stress At work

This month it’s National Stress Awareness Month and we have gathered five ways to help you de-stress at work – you can thank us later! Our working life makes up a huge part of our week and with increasing pressure on staff to perform and hit deadlines,[...]
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