2016

December 16, 2016
The Commercial Christmas: Did The Victorians Invent Christmas As We Know It

The Commercial Christmas: Did The Victorians Invent Christmas As We Know It?

“From a commercial point of view, if Christmas did not exist it would be necessary to invent it” – Katherine Whitehorn For some, Christmas is a […]
December 13, 2016
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Are You Prepared For Your Work Christmas Party?

The countdown to Christmas inevitably means the famous or infamous (in some cases!) work Christmas party. In preparation you may have pulled out all the stops […]
December 9, 2016
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Christmas Window Displays: A Festive History

“Window dressing is, at first glance, so gorgeously useless that it resists all comparison with other derided professions.” – Simon Doonan (Window dresser of Barney’s). Christmas […]
December 1, 2016
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How Much Will Salary Sacrifice Cut Cost?

Last week, Chancellor Philip Hammond announced an end to ‘unfair’ tax reliefs attached to a range of employee benefits accessed through salary sacrifice schemes, including gym […]
November 24, 2016
Is Casual Dress Making Us Work Harder?

Is Casual Dress Making Us Work Harder?

Along with office ball pits and treehouse meeting rooms, hoodies and trainers are fast becoming a standard element of the modern workplace. While some industries still […]
November 17, 2016
How Your Workwear Can Influence Business Growth

How Your Workwear Can Influence Business Growth

In today’s increasingly competitive marketplace, it’s important for companies to create an effective brand identity that runs consistently throughout the organisation. This makes the company instantly […]
November 11, 2016
Leisure Versus Retail: Experience Is The Latest ‘Must Have’

Leisure Versus Retail: Experience Is The Latest ‘Must Have’

Move Over ‘Must Have’ In summer 2016, UK consumer spend continued to rise by 2.5% year-on-year. However, if images of busy shopping centres and bustling bags […]
November 8, 2016
Why Businesses Need To Embrace Mobile Working

Why Businesses Need To Embrace Mobile Working

“Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change” – Stephen Hawking Mobile working, also known as remote working, is the process of employees carrying out their […]
October 28, 2016
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UK Retail Market Sinks Its Teeth Into Halloween

“Halloween starts earlier and earlier, just like Christmas” – Robert Englund It’s that time of year again with pumpkins carved, confectionery bowls filled to the brim […]
October 21, 2016
Who Do We Thank for Casual Fridays?

Who Do We Thank for Casual Fridays?

Friday is every nine-to-five worker’s favourite day of the working week. It’s the last day before the weekend, tends to be more relaxed, after work drinks […]