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Helping With Halloween 2021

Helping With Halloween 2021

October 21, 2021

Halloween has seen a huge surge in popularity in the UK over the last few years, almost catching up with the fervour of the USA’s passion for the holiday. Between outfits, parties, food and sweets for the little visitors, it...

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Contactless Limit To Be Raised To £100 In October 2021

Contactless Limit To Be Raised To £100 In October 2021

October 20, 2021

UK banks have revealed that the contactless limit on credit and debit cards will more than double from the current £45 cap to £100 on 15th October 2021. The initial contactless limit of £10, set in 2007, has been gradually...

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National Insurance Contributions Set To Increase

National Insurance Contributions Set To Increase

September 20, 2021

The UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has announced today, Tuesday 7th September, that National Insurance contributions will increase by 1.25% at the start of the new tax year in April 2022. The proposed increase, hoping to plug the economy’s shortfall,...

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Recipes from wartime when people were on food rationing

Recipes from wartime when people were on food rationing

July 3, 2020

Rationing began on 8 January 1940, when bacon, butter and sugar were rationed. Every person in Britain lived on these rations and were given a ration book. They had to register and buy food from their chosen shops as there...

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Vegetables You Can Grow In Pots

Vegetables You Can Grow In Pots

April 23, 2020

While the UK is quarantined due to the Coronavirus pandemic, many of us are finding that we have time on our hands. Seeing as it’s now Spring and the garden needs a post-Winter overhaul. Why not break out those green...

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