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According to the Mental Health Foundation, mental health problems are the cause of approximately 12.7 per cent of all sickness absence days among UK employees. Additionally, nearly 15 per cent of employees said they have experienced mental health problems within their workplaces. With this information in mind, it’s clear that mental health is equally as […]

Treasured as one of Earth’s most precious gemstones, in ancient times the sapphire was believed to protect the wearer from evil. Today, September’s birthstone continues to capture hearts with its dazzling beauty. Brilliant and timeless, the sapphire is the traditional birthstone for September. It is said this much-loved stone represents loyalty, fidelity and truth, making […]

According to the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem), the average UK household spends around £1,254 a year on energy bills. Households can take many different steps to help reduce energy bills, many of which can be completed in just a matter of minutes. Consider the following: Switch appliances to standby mode or turn […]

As the UK continues to return to the way of life before the coronavirus pandemic, one aspect of regular routines that may come back is commuting to and from work. The ongoing cost of daily commutes can become expensive. Fortunately, there are ways to cut these costs and save money while still getting about. You […]

While taking time off due to physical illness is a familiar concept, employees should also consider doing so to maintain their mental well-being. Even the most committed and hardworking employees may eventually find themselves struggling with the daily grind, which may lead to burnout and various mental health issues. If you find yourself experiencing burnout […]

The olive-coloured peridot is as old as our solar system but is only now receiving the recognition it deserves. The birthstone for August is not the most well-known precious gem and is often overlooked as a result. In the past, peridot has been confused with other gemstones, including emerald and topaz. However, it has many […]

When planning one of the happiest days of your life, wedding insurance may be one of the last things you’ll think about. However, the average wedding costs around £30,000. As such, to secure your investment, it is important to have financial cover in case anything goes wrong. By purchasing wedding insurance, you may be protected […]

Your name, address and date of birth are all the information an identity thief needs to open accounts, take out credit cards and apply for benefits in your name. To reduce the risk of of identity theft and protect your personal information, you should: Store any documents that display your personal information—such as your driving […]

Travel insurance provides extra protection for trips that may not go as planned. Whether that involves missing baggage or a sudden medical emergency, purchasing travel insurance can save you thousands of pounds. It is recommended to take out an insurance policy as soon as possible after booking your trip to make sure you’re covered. Travel […]

#GladtoCare Awareness Week is an initiative in the UK that celebrates and recognises the resilience and dedication of care workers. While the responsibilities of care workers have always been necessary, the coronavirus pandemic has shed even more light on the importance of these people. At the same time, COVID-19 may have also created higher stress […]