Month: May 2021

Chef Ellis Barrie’s Pairing Menu to Celebrate Inaugural Launch of Aber Falls 100% Welsh Single Malt Whisky

Aber Falls Whisky Distillery in Abergwyngregyn, has launched a 100% Welsh, single malt whisky, the first whisky to be distilled in North Wales for more than 100 years.  To mark the launch of the unique single malt, Aber Falls Distillery has partnered with Great British Menu finalist and Ready Steady Cook chef, Ellis Barrie, to […]

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Why pets aren’t a barrier to living in a retirement development

The Covid-19 pandemic has seen a huge rise in pet ownership rise as people spent more time at home and wanted a companion and they were around to look after it. A survey undertaken in September by investment company LetterOne[i] found that nearly half of all Brits who currently own a pet got at least […]

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GUESS WHO’S BACK, BACK AGAIN… M&S Cafés are open and they can’t wait to welcome you back!

M&S, along with many other food and drink outlets, is delighted to announce they are re-opening their in store cafes today. The retailer said in a statement: “We are thrilled to announce that hundreds of M&S cafes across the England & Wales are welcoming back customers today to dine in, and we CAN’T WAIT.  These […]

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Cardiff workers rank second for most hours wasted on social media – but just 15 minutes a day could cost firms £1500 p.a. per employee

Distracted Brits could have cost bosses £3,900 each in ‘lost’ time during the pandemic according to a new study, and residents of Cardiff are among the worst offenders. The survey of 2,000 people, commissioned by photo ID card specialists, Digital ID, delved into the nation’s attitudes towards working from home and returning to the office. […]

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Girlings expands luxury rentals portfolio through Brio Retirement Living partnership

Last year a report from buy-to-let mortgage lender Paragon Bank[i] showed that the number of over 55s that are renting has more than doubled in the last decade, and over 55s are much less likely to want to own their own home (45%), compared to those under this age (81%). One growth area is the luxury […]

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Brands unite ahead of Pride month to create at-home mocktail kit championing LGBTIQ+ icons

With a lot of the Pride events being cancelled due to COVID-19, are you searching for a way to celebrate at home this year? Binary Botanical and Queers Without Beers have just the solution… A group of brands have come together ahead of Pride celebrations in June to create a Rainbow Cocktail Box to celebrate iconic figures […]

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Mental Health Awareness Week 2021: Mental Health and Wellbeing Show goes virtual to celebrate!

The Mental Health & Wellbeing Show Virtual aims to promote positive mental health through open conversation, promoting awareness and sharing real-life experiences.   To celebrate Mental Health Awareness Week, popular award-winning training and events company, Ajuda Training, are hosting a modern and state-of-the-art virtual event taking place on 20th May 2021 – the Mental Health […]

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Discovery Education announced as ‘Education Exporter of the Year’ Finalist

Digital content provider shortlisted for prestigious industry prize at the Education Resources Awards Discovery Education, the leading digital content provider for schools in the UK and around the world, has been announced as a finalist at this year’s Education Resources Awards (ERAs). Organised by The British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA), the ERAs celebrate success and […]

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RoSPA and L’Oreal launch Leading Safely for Women programme

In a bid to support what they see as an underrepresented group in Health & Safety, RoSPA and L’Oréal have partnered to successfully launch their Leading Safely for Women programme. Part of their [email protected]@Home partnership, the purpose of the training is to develop the abilities of women in Health & Safety with an entrepreneurial spirit; […]

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Looking forward to seeing your work colleagues again? The feeling might not be mutual!

40% of Brits are not looking forward to sharing their space with ‘annoying’ colleagues on the return to office working Co-workers habits and hygiene an issue for nearly a quarter of workers Office temperature wars set to return to offices up and down the country  A new study into attitudes towards work as lockdown eases, has revealed that ‘annoying colleagues’ are the main […]

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