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There is nothing quite like the feeling of losing yourself in a story. However, some people are bigger bookworms than others. Regardless of whether or not your routine includes quiet time with a book, here are some research-backed reasons why reading is more beneficial than you think:   Bolstering your brain—Reading helps improve and maintain […]

“I lost my brother Paul to Pancreatic Cancer just over 4 years ago. Time doesn’t heal but it does allow you to gain strength to deal with your grief. I always promised Paul I would do as much as I could to raise awareness and much needed funding so that future Pancreatic Cancer patients had […]

As Brexit approaches on 29 March 2019, only seven months remain for the UK government and the EU to sign a withdrawal agreement, ratified by both the UK Parliament and European Parliament. Without a concrete agreement established under Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, Brexit would result in a no-deal scenario, forcing the UK to […]

As your insurance broker we have to talk to you about the risks you don’t want to think about and what insurance you can have in place just in case the unthinkable might happen. That might mean talking to you about losing something precious like your jewellery or watch, or it might mean talking to […]

How to Take Down Jet Lag Before Take-off As your late-summer holiday plans come closer, be ready to fight jet lag and take full advantage of your travels with the following four tips: Watch what you sip—Avoid drinking caffeinated beverages on flight days, such as your morning coffee or any fizzy drinks. Also, stay away […]

As August holidays roll around, it is important to take this time to relax and unwind from the workplace. This means fully disconnecting from work calls, texts and emails. Unfortunately, research shows that many UK workers aren’t making the most of their time off, staying connected to their work over holiday, and—in some cases—not taking […]

Did You Know? Much like the Mediterranean diet, yet another health craze has travelled overseas, promising a variety of benefits. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the Nordic Diet is a plant-based meal plan containing staple foods traditionally sourced from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, such as berries, fatty fish (herring, mackerel and […]

Back injuries and or back strain are common in the workplace and are typically the result of a strain or sprain to back ligaments or muscles, the spinal cord, thoracic spine, lumbar spine, sacrum or coccyx. What’s more, you do not need to work in a labour-intensive job to experience back problems. Employees of all […]

Have Fun Without Breaking the Bank this Summer As the temperature starts to rise, the value of your bank account starts to fall. In fact, 57 per cent of Brits spend more during the summer months—roughly £154 more a month—according to credit report provider, Noddle. To ensure that you have as much fun as possible […]

Extreme heat can force the body into overdrive as it tries to stay cool through perspiration and evaporation. Heat kills by pushing the human body beyond its limits. In extreme heat and high humidity, evaporation slows and the body must work extra hard to maintain a normal temperature. During heat waves, which are extended periods […]