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Career Spotlight: How to Successfully Study as a Dentist

If you are looking for a great job that offers a fine salary and a lot of diversity in what you do, then it’s never a bad idea to...

What Jobs Can You Get With A Marketing Degree? 

In businesses across the world, marketing is an absolutely essential component. Without marketing, potential customers would struggle to determine the quality and usefulness of the business to them, or...

5 Exciting Career Paths For Those Looking To Enter The Beauty Industry 

The value of the global beauty industry had more than doubled over the fifteen years leading up to COVID, when it reached a whopping $500 billion in 2019.  In the...

How To Turn Selling Clothes Online Into A Lucrative Home Business

Fashion might be considered a luxury, but clothes are a necessity, which is why going into fashion retail can be a good move for someone who feels inspired by...

Trying to Choose Your Dream Career but Cannot See Through the ‘Usual Suspects’?

The world is very much full of certain industries pushing hard to get those that are either looking for a career change or those that are of an age...

8 Beginner’s Tips You Should Know Before Forming A Company In The UK

In September of last year it was reported that in the first half of 2021, almost 80 new businesses were registered every hour here in the UK. Overall, there were...

What Are Some Of The Best Ways To Make Money While Travelling?

With the recent relaxation of restrictions concerning movement in and out of the UK, a bounce-back in international travel is anticipated for the spring and summer. Amongst those readying...

Returning To The Office In 2022: 5 Employment Rights You Might Not Know About

The start of the decade and its COVID-shaped crisis has seen perhaps the biggest shift in the way we work since the original industrial revolution. So much so, in...

Beauty Training Could Open The Door To These 5 Ideal Career Opportunities

Living for lashes? Spellbound by skincare? Wake up thinking about making up? Well, have you ever thought about becoming a beauty therapist? Turning your passion into a career never...

HOW TO ENSURE WORKING FROM HOME ISN’T DAMAGING YOUR HEALTH IN 2022

Though the governments of England and Scotland recently lifted their guidance to work from home, many Brits are continuing to do so remotely, with 21% of the workforce saying...

TIPS FOR FINANCING YOUR SMALL BUSINESS START-UP IN 2022

Lockdown, restrictions, and distancing….we’ve all had a lot of time to think about our priorities and goals lately. As such, many of us have decided to take the plunge...

10 UNUSUAL INGREDIENTS TO ADD TO YOUR MORNING COFFEE

Ideal for giving your cup the coffee shop treatment at home. Are you missing your favourite high street cup of Joe? Do you feel yourself getting bored with the same...

6 TIPS FOR MAKING YOUR COFFEE TASTE GREAT AT HOME

Buying coffee from that cafe around the corner used to be one of the commute’s great perks; a pick-me-up, time saver and the quickest path to a decent cup....

SIDE HUSTLE 101: 4 COLLECTOR’S ITEMS THAT DO WELL AT AUCTIONS

Hands up if you’ve spent much of the last two years while in lockdown or working from home watching Bargain Hunt? Yep, us too. If you haven’t watched it,...

HOW TO RECREATE YOUR FAVOURITE STARBUCKS CHRISTMAS COFFEES AT HOME

Some start the countdown to Christmas after the release of John Lewis's advert, others by the 'Holidays Are Coming' Coca Cola commercial. Others will only sling up their Christmas...

6 EFFECTIVE WAYS TO INCREASE YOUR ECOMMERCE SALES

The eCommerce industry is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world. There were an astonishing 2.14 billion people expected to purchase goods online in 2021 and this number...

WFH, FLEXI TIME OR BACK IN THE OFFICE: WHICH TYPE OF COMPUTER IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

Buying a computer can be a complicated and confusing process, with impenetrable jargon, data and deals looking to trip you up at every turn of your mouse’s scroll wheel. Last...

WANT TO START A DIGITAL COACHING BUSINESS? HERE ARE SOME USEFUL TIPS

If you are looking for a way to make money online, starting your own digital coaching business could be the perfect opportunity. From finessing your website and establishing a...

21 IN DEMAND CAREERS TO CONSIDER IN 2022

As we head into 2022, the prospect of the global pandemic fading away feels possible. Many will be emerging from a traumatic two years, squinting into the sunlight and...

HOW TO FIND A MORTGAGE BROKER

Having a mortgage broker can help you to find the best deal on your mortgage for you and make sure you get the best option for your needs. Many...

HOW TO START A SMALL BUSINESS: A BEGINNER’S GUIDE

Congratulations! You’ve decided to take the plunge and to become your own boss, and whilst it’s a brave, often nerve wracking decision, it’s also an incredibly rewarding one.  Rest assured;...

AN EASY GUIDE TO PROPERLY PLANNING YOUR FINANCES

Planning properly for your finances is the best way to ensure success. A lot of people think they can just wing it, but this will lead to more problems...

HOW TO DESIGN A CREATIVE CV TO HELP YOU LAND YOUR DREAM JOB

We don't need to tell you that a CV is a vital part of the job application process. It’s the first thing that an employer sees, and first impressions...

UNUSUAL JOBS IDEAS THAT YOU CAN DO FROM HOME

The UK is going through something of an employment crisis right now, but not in the way that so many experts predicted at the height of the pandemic. Instead...

HOW TO START A NEW BUSINESS IN THE TRAVEL SECTOR IN 2022

Are you a previously intrepid itinerant who's tired of laying low and is looking for a new adventure of a different kind? If so, you've most certainly come to...

FROM CBD & HERBAL TEA TO KEEPING SAINT MONDAY: HERE’S HOW TO DEAL WITH THE SUNDAY SCARIES

Ideal for dealing with that existential dread so many people feel on a Sunday. The Sunday Scaries - the feeling of overwhelming worry, dread and anxiety that sets in on...

ARE THE LEARNING OUTCOMES OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT COURSES?

Business management is an integral part of any business organisation and forms the basis of all company operations. Owing to increasing complexities in modern business operations, companies are constantly...

7 JOB HUNTING TIPS YOU NEED TO KNOW IN 2021

Cataclysmic events of recent years have left the modern job market looking almost unrecognisable from just a decade or two ago. Even before COVID-19 had the world working from...

RAINY DAY SAVING: WAYS TO BUDGET BETTER & BOLSTER YOUR EMERGENCY FUND

Your finances can largely dictate what sort of life you live and can help save you in times of emergencies. Whilst no one likes talking about money, there are...

KEEPING YOUR EMPLOYEES HAPPY: A SHORT GUIDE

Everyone knows that the key to a successful business is happy employees. It’s up to them to make the products work, to sell the company, and to keep the...

LOOKING FOR A CAREER IN VIDEO EDITING? HERE ARE THE BASICS EXPLAINED

Are you interested in a career in digital media? It could represent a smart move; revenue in the digital media market is projected to get close to $420 billion...

THE JOYS OF WORKING IN THE BEAUTY INDUSTRY

The British beauty industry employs over 250,000 people in the UK, and with many considering a career change post-pandemic, there is clearly something attractive and lucrative in this industry.  The...

THE BENEFITS OF SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING TO YOUR BUSINESS IN 2021

It is not a secret that eco-friendly materials have become increasingly important in today's retail market, both to brands and to consumers. Incredibly, the global sustainable plastic packaging market is...

AN INTRODUCTION TO EVENT ORGANISING: 6 USEFUL TIPS FOR FUTURE SUCCESS

If you’re looking to organise an event that truly raises the bar, then first things first; where are you going to find the staff to work that bar? Hmmm,...

THE VALUE OF VISUAL STORYTELLING IN BOOSTING BRAND AWARENESS

Hey, you! Phew, we’re glad we managed to get your attention there via the increasingly stale medium of mere words. Because in the modern world of content and creation, visual...

ONLINE BUSINESS STARTUP TIPS: HOW TO TRANSFORM CLICKS INTO CUSTOMERS

If your business resides in the online world, then we don’t think it’s presumptuous to assume you’ve been wondering how to convert those prospective visitors into paying customers. Thought so. Of...

HOW TO WORK WITH ANIMALS WITHOUT GOING TO VETERINARY SCHOOL: 8 JOB IDEAS 

We are a nation of animal lovers, make no mistake. And as if our obsession with all things four-legged and furry wasn’t fervent enough, it’s recently been reported that...

5 POPULAR JOBS IN THE LUXURY TRAVEL INDUSTRY 

Ideal for those looking for a career change Earlier this year, it was reported that a third of Brits are considering a change of career, with the COVID-19 crisis causing...

RESPONSIBLE EMPLOYERS: HOW TO HELP NEW HIRES SETTLE IN AND SET THEM UP FOR SUCCESS

No matter how qualified you are, starting a new job can be nerve-wracking. It often takes new hires a few weeks to get into the flow of their new...

15 EMPLOYEE BENEFITS YOU SHOULD LOOK FOR WHEN CONSIDERING A JOB OFFER

The global pandemic has affected the UK’s job market hugely, with many Brits considering whether their career choices are still right for them. A recent survey by CIPD (the...

5 WAYS TO CULTIVATE AN IMAGE OF PROFESSIONALISM AS A FREELANCER

Life as a lonely freelancer isn’t always long, lazy (often liquid) lunches, impromptu days off in the park and money earned firing off emails from bed.  In fact, as a...

5 TIPS ON SOCIAL MEDIA BEST PRACTICE FOR JOB SEEKERS

As reported by Business News Daily, “according to a 2018 CareerBuilder survey, 70% of employers use social media to screen candidates during the hiring process’’.  Perhaps even more surprisingly, nearly...

7 POTENTIAL ALTERNATIVE INCOME STREAMS FOR TRAVELLERS

There’s no doubt that regular travellers will have suffered significantly since the emergence of the coronavirus pandemic, with international borders either closed or at the mercy of sustained restrictions. However,...

5 FULFILLING, ENERGETIC JOB IDEAS IF YOU FEEL YOUR CAREER IS STUCK IN A RUT

A 2017 study into the most important factors when choosing a job revealed some surprising findings. Rather than naming a steady income or job security, respondents unanimously agreed that...

5 EXPERT APPROVED WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR WELLBEING

Wellbeing can mean a number of different things to different people, from following a healthy lifestyle to practising self-care via daily wellbeing exercises. Generally speaking, improving your wellbeing often...

6 TIPS ON BUYING THE BEST QUALITY LAPTOP SLEEVE

A laptop sleeve may seem like a functional yet superfluous purchase. In reality, it represents an investment in your laptop’s safety, protecting the device from scratches, breaks and water...

5 MISTAKES FREELANCERS MAKE & THE IDEAL WAYS TO REMEDY THEM

There aren’t many jobs where dreams and reality diverge quite so drastically. In the imagination of those in permanent, long term employment, the freelancer rolls out of bed at...

5 TIPS FOR STARTING A BOOMING BABY BUSINESS

As reported by The MBS Group, the baby products market is valued at around $158bn worldwide and “like babies themselves, the market looks set only to grow”.  Interestingly, many market...

5 TIPS FOR STARTING A SUCCESSFUL SNACK BUSINESS

Create something tasty and sell it…. If only things were that easy. But making it in the global snack industry is one of the toughest gigs going - it’s an...

5 FIRST STEPS TO BECOMING A FASHION STYLIST

Lockdown, furlough, restrictions, and distancing….we’ve all had a lot of time to think about our priorities and goals lately. If you’ve decided that fashion is your calling and you’re...

5 JOBS IDEAL FOR TRAVELLING AND WORKING AT THE SAME TIME

While travelling has been put on hold for the past year due to coronavirus, some countries are beginning to open their doors again. If you’ve been itching to see...

4 WAYS TO LIVE YOUR BLOGGING DREAM & MAKE MONEY

Everyone has something to share with the world, and online it has never been easier to connect with those you know and love, as well as total strangers who...

5 STEPS FOR FINDING THE RIGHT SOLICITOR FOR YOU

Employing the services of a solicitor might feel quite remote and unnecessary in your everyday life. Yet hiring a solicitor to represent your legal interests is actually more common...

4 HOME WORKING HEALTH RISKS & WAYS TO MITIGATE THEM

Since the COVID-19 pandemic swept the world and government guidelines to work remotely became the norm, there have been countless studies into the effect of home working on our...

HOW TO GENERATE A BUZZ AROUND YOUR NEW PRODUCT: 7 TIPS FROM INDUSTRY INSIDERS

One of the most exciting parts about becoming a business owner is the thrill of launching a new product or service. Suddenly, you see the realisation of months of...

RETURNING TO THE OFFICE: 6 TIPS FOR MANAGERS TO HELP REDUCE WORKPLACE STRESS

The UK government’s roadmap to lifting lockdown has had some time to percolate, and in some quarters, the conversation has now turned to the country’s return to the office....

WHAT COURSES SHOULD AN EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TAKE? 5 ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS

In any profession, having the right qualifications represents something of a prerequisite, both for a smooth entry and, ultimately, a successful career in your chosen field.  The job market has...

THE WORKCATION: 5 IDEAL TIPS FOR A SUCCESSFUL WORKING VACATION

We’re sure we don’t need to tell you twice, since you’re probably reading this from your home office set up, but here it goes, just once; working from home...

4 POSSIBLE PATHS TO ENTERING THE LEGAL PROFESSION IN 2021

Are you tired of your job and looking for a change? One that can totally transform your lifestyle, financial stability, and sense of accomplishment? Then consider the legal profession;...

6 TIPS ON HOW TO START A FOOD BUSINESS FROM YOUR HOME KITCHEN

Since COVID changed just about every facet of our everyday, more people than ever have found solace in the kitchen, with amateur bakers, butchers, sushi chefs and wok enthusiasts...

THE IDEAL APPS THAT DESIGNERS CAN USE TO GROW THEIR BUSINESS

‘’Alexa, what are the ingredients for a successful design start-up?’’ ‘’I’m sorry, I don’t know that one’’. ‘’IDEAL, how about you, could you shed some light on the secrets to design...

9 WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR WEBSITE FOR YOUR CUSTOMERS

First impressions count. In fact, those much cited ‘7 seconds’ might be too generous on those who fail to make the quickest of impacts. According to Forbes, ‘’some research...

6 TIPS FOR A SUCCESSFUL POST-COVID OFFICE FIT-OUT

Never has our relationship with ‘the office’ been more discussed, scrutinised and under the microscope. Nope, we’re not talking about the comedy series starring Ricky Gervais, Martin Freeman et...

5 OF THE BEST ONLINE MARKETING TOOLS TO CAPTURE THE ATTENTION OF NEW CUSTOMERS

The pandemic is changing the way the world does business. Every interaction and transaction, both personal and professional, has been moved online, and the world is now even more...

WHY HAVING A PROFESSIONAL-LOOKING WEBSITE IS VITAL FOR YOUR SMALL BUSINESS

Ideal for companies looking to make an impact online. We’re more connected than ever before, and in an increasingly globalised world, any whim or want can be instantly satisfied online....

HOW IMPORTANT IS DATA PROTECTION FOR THE CLOUD? 5 CONSIDERATIONS

Ideal for individuals and companies looking to increase their privacy. With so much of modern-day life and business taking place digitally, on the cloud, the storing of data has become...

HOW TO TELL IF YOUR DIGITAL MARKETING CAMPAIGN IS WORKING: THE IDEAL GUIDE

When you first started up your business, you were probably told about the importance of digital marketing and why you should focus on it as a priority to get...

HOW TO WORK FROM HOME MORE EFFICIENTLY IN 2021 IN 5 SIMPLE STEPS

Ideal for getting closer to that elusive work/life balance. Are you ready for the obvious to be stated? This year has not exactly been your typical working year, has it?...

4 REASONS WHY YOUR COMPANY SHOULD BE EMBRACING eLEARNING

Ideal for businesses looking to encourage staff to develop personally and professionally from home. We all know that learning is vital for growth - whether that’s academic progress or professional...

HOW WORKING AT HOME CAN BE MADE MORE EFFECTIVE IN 7 SIMPLE STEPS

Working at home has now become the ‘new normal’ for many people, and working in a traditional office environment already feels like a relic from a bygone era. But...

SMART SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT: 5 TIPS TO CUT COSTS

IDEAL for small companies looking to reduce expenses. All small business owners know that every single penny counts. Unlike larger corporations and enterprises, these companies often have to work...

7 POTENTIAL MISTAKES TO AVOID WHEN DESIGNING YOUR NEW OFFICE

Ideal for those looking to start afresh in a post-COVID world. The times they are a-changin’. And though Bob Dylan wasn’t referring to how comprehensively a Global Pandemic has transformed...

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