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Thanks to the advent of smartphones, managing your life on the move has never been easier. Apps are available for almost everything these days, from food to fitness and music to money management tools. If you’re looking to manage your budget, save money on your shopping, determine your disposable income or reduce the...

Many people with sight impairments will recall the delight of the brave entrepreneur Richard Branson when, some years ago, he emerged from a laser eye clinic as one of the pioneer patients of the revolutionary eye repair surgery. Since then, the technology involved in restoring 20/20 vision to short-sighted,...

The UK is experiencing a foodie revolution. Popular TV cookery shows like Come Dine With Me and the many celebrity-chef fronted shows like Masterchef have helped to make cooking popular again. The UK has been interested in design and interiors for a slightly longer time. The TV programmes that are helping to make...

A leather sofa will fit into any home thanks to its versatility and timeless style. Nothing adds quite the same je ne se quoi that leather does. Leather’s simplicity marries perfectly with its inherent grandeur and will make for a talking point whatever company it’s in. However, the look and longevity of leather come...

For British holidaymakers, the last few months have seen nothing but tales of doom and gloom about our struggling economy. Adults have been taught a new alphabet in light of this situation, with our new ABC standing for austerity, budgeting and all-round cost-cutting. Never the types to let a bad situation rain on our...

This week a British company became the first ever to offer Facebook users the chance to play games for real cash prizes on the social network. Gamesys, the company behind the Jackpotjoy bingo sites, is the only company to offer real money gaming on Facebook, though for now only UK players can sign up. The games will...

Safeguard your computer against malicious attacks Computers are a huge part of our daily routines; we use them for work, study and for fun. They’re used so much that it’s easy to forget the dangers of going online, with a host of scammers, hackers, spammers and bot-nets trying to infect your computer, so it’s best to...

Although money is something few of us have to spare right now and holidays may seem like too much of a luxury, you’ve been working very hard for most of the year and you know what, cost or no cost, you deserve a vacation! However, if you want to avoid the inevitable debt of spending too much it’s a good idea to save...

Private health insurance is often thought of as a luxury that only the wealthiest can afford. Faced with the options of either the NHS or the ‘self-pay’ method, there can be no doubt that private cover wins out in terms of value for money and convenience. Moreover, it is simpler than ever to save and get the comfort...

After the downward spiral of 2008 and 2009, the UK’s national output has remained flat, with a 0.2% decline in GDP during the first quarter of this year.  Inevitably, the recession has affected most businesses’ recruitment plans. However, while the initial reaction in a downturn is often a blanket freeze on hiring new...