A Voxel Art Tribute to UK’s National Parks

This year, the UK is celebrating the 70th anniversary of our national parks. The 1949 National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act created the framework for the fifteen national parks that we know and love today. The framework focussed on conservation, the creation and maintenance of public paths, and […]

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finance lessons you should have learned in school

Financial Life Skills We Wish We Knew Earlier

When was the last time you used the Dewey Decimal System to find a great new novel? Or the last time you referenced an element’s atomic number on the periodic table? Even though money management is a huge part of life, it seems like you’re on your own to learn […]

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Geekiest cities in the UK

The Geekiest Cities in the UK

‘Geek’ is a commonly-used term, but it means different things to different people: a statistician; an obsessive person with a terrible wardrobe; a daring outsider who operates on a dimension of reality unperceivable to normies*. *(okay, a geek probably came up with that definition). Here, we prefer the Urban Dictionary’s […]

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monthly expenses

Monthly Expenses You Can Cut in Half This Week

In business, there’s a concept of fixed expenses vs. variable expenses. It’s a key part of maximising profit and of forecasting performance in coming years and quarters. It works like this: Fixed expenses are those that will be the same month after month; like rent, insurance, average payroll, and static […]

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Then and Now: Victorian England Meets 2019

Then and Now: Victorian England Meets 2019

Short of inventing yourself a time machine, it’s difficult to picture precisely how England’s cities have changed since Victorian times. But thanks to the wonder of archive images and our roving photographers, we’ve created a new set of interactive images that will instantly transport you back 125 years to the […]

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checklist for career change

The Checklist You Need When Considering a Career Switch

Stressed at work? Unable to build your skills? Frustrated with limited growth potential? It may be time to consider a career switch. A recent survey by Investors in People showed that 47% of the UK workforce anticipated looking for a job within the last year.1 If you find yourself lacking […]

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