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E mail tips

A Quick Guide to Using Email People often ask ‘how did we cope before e-mail’ but using email in your business can have its drawbacks if not used correctly. Email is a very effective communication tool but often we are Read more…


How to deal with ageism at work

Ageism or age discrimination is the fact, when you are treated unfavourably because of your age. Finding work over the age of 50 is proving to be a very difficult challenge. So what are you to do and if you’ve Read more…


Taking minutes at meetings

TAKING MINUTES AT MEETINGS We are often faced with taking minutes at meetings and often you worry you might not be able to record the relevant information/follow ups. Below is a brief guide on the main points to consider.    


10 tips to help reduce everyday stress

10 tips to help reduce everyday stress       Have a good laugh They say laugher is the best medicine. By having a good laugh you are not think about your current stressful problems. By laughing your body releases Read more…


What is carbon monoxide poisoning

What is carbon monoxide poisoning Carbon monoxide is a gas that has no colour, taste or smell yet it can kill you. The gas is produced by burning material containing carbon. Always get a reputable company or gas registered fitter to Read more…


Empty Nest Syndrome

Empty Nest Syndrome Empty nest syndrome is a feeling of grief and loneliness parents may feel when their children leave home for the first time. Some common situations are – when children leave to live on their own or to Read more…


Blood pressure – the silent killer

I am being treated for high blood pressure (thankfully it is under control) yet for a while I did nothing about it even though there is a history of blood pressure in the family. Please do not think it is Read more…


How Supermarkets make you spend more

I recently did a blog post on saving money at the supermarket and now following this up with how supermarkets make you spend more than you realise without even thinking about it.         Here are just a Read more…


Thinking of taking in a Lodger?

Thinking of taking in a Lodger? Are you thinking of taking in a lodger? As you get older you may be thinking of how I can supplement my earnings/plan for retirement. One way is  by taking in a lodger.  This is currently Read more…


Gone Phishing – How to spot an email scam

There are numerous phishing scams that are currently doing the rounds, which you may have seen or read about. What is Phishing? Phishing is an email that is trying to obtain secure and sensitive information which includes passwords, usernames and Read more…