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 Alone

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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