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STRIKE FOR PENSIONS!

STRIKE FOR PENSIONS!

Are you affected by the proposed changes to public sector pensions? It's not often you have people threatening strike action for something other than a pay rise, but the issue of pensions is such a sensitive and emotive issue for many, that they are prepared...

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SCROOGE, or HUMBUG?

SCROOGE, or HUMBUG?

It''s 4 weeks till Christmas, and I have never felt so 'Un-Christmassy' in my life. All you here about in the news is Government cuts, the looming strikes, Bankers inflated bonuses, the deepening financial crisis in the Euro-zone. Really depressing stuff,...

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What is life coaching?

What is life coaching?

With the hustle and bustle of modern life, we sometimes lose sight of our goals, and what we want to achieve in life. Sometimes, we lack the confidence to grab an opportunity and then regret not having doing so. A life coach is a fairly modern term that...

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What are the causes of drug abuse?

What are the causes of drug abuse?

We constantly hear about the effects illegal drugs have on people, and those family and friends around them. All to often, we hear of tragedies where a young person has died as a result of taking illegal drugs. Why do we still have people abusing drugs,...

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A guide to medical ID jewelry

A guide to medical ID jewelry

If you have a medical condition or an allergy that you need to let other people know about if you become ill or get involved in an accident, then you should consider wearing medical ID Jewelry. In this article, we look at the concept of medical ID Jewelry...

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How to spot Art Deco Glass vases

How to spot Art Deco Glass vases

Art Deco Glass vases are characterised by bold, angular-shaped vases with geometric patterns and shapes acid-etched onto the glass. Art Deco patterns are very different from the curved flowing lines of Art Nouveau that preceded Art Deco. This article...

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What is crisis intervention in social work?

What is crisis intervention in social work?

The crisis intervention service of your local social services department provides emergency support to people within the community who are experiencing acute emotional distress, and are at a crisis point. Crisis definition A crisis definition is a person’s...

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A guide to portable appliance testing

A guide to portable appliance testing

PAT’s or Portable Appliance Testing should be carried out on all portable electrical items in the workplace. It is a requirement of Health and Safety legislation to ensure that appliances are tested either each year or every two years depending on the...

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How to remain safe and sound at home

How to remain safe and sound at home

Keeping your home and personal belongings safe from intruders is something we don't always think about. We expect to feel safe and secure in our homes. However, there are people out there who given the opportunity will think nothing of stealing your hard-earned...

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Choosing an Art Deco Brooch

Choosing an Art Deco Brooch

When choosing to buy an Art Deco brooch, you need to decide if you want to buy a Vintage Art Deco jewellery, made in the 1920’s or 30’s, or a modern copy, as this will be reflected in the price, and how much checking you need to do. Choosing vintage art...

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