[ 29 Mar 2017 | No Comment ]

Baby charity Group B Strep Support is hugely disappointed by the recommendation of the UK National Screening Committee that the Government should not introduce routine screening of pregnant women for group B Strep.
Group B Streptococcus (GBS or Strep B) is the UK’s most common cause of life-threatening infection in newborn babies – causing sepsis, meningitis and pneumonia.
Group B Strep is carried by around 20-30% of the population and, on average, in the UK:

2 babies a day develop group B Strep infection
1 baby a week dies from group B Strep infection
1 baby …

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[ 29 Mar 2017 | No Comment ]

Baby charity Group B Strep Support is hugely disappointed by the recommendation of the UK National Screening Committee that the Government should not introduce routine screening of pregnant women for group B Strep.
Group B Streptococcus (GBS or Strep B) is the UK’s most common cause of life-threatening infection in newborn babies – causing sepsis, meningitis and pneumonia.
Group B Strep is carried by around 20-30% of the population and, on average, in the UK:

2 babies a day develop group B Strep infection
1 baby a week dies from group B Strep infection
1 baby …

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[ 28 Mar 2017 | No Comment ]

Have you wondered about all the different vitamins Bs, what they do, and why there are so many of them? In this article Dr Alex Phelan explains.
There are eight different vitamins in the B vitamin group and all support vital functions in the human body:  Thiamin (B1), Riboflavin (B2), Niacin (B3), Pantothenic Acid, Pyridoxine (B6), biotin (B7), folate (folic acid) and vitamin B12. These vitamins are integral to keeping our skin, eyes and nervous system working. They also help us to release energy from the food we eat. Vitamin B6, …

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[ 28 Mar 2017 | No Comment ]

Young Women’s Trust research has found that 46 per cent of mums aged under 25 in the UK regularly miss meals in order to provide for their children and more than a quarter have used a food bank due to financial struggles.
Polling of more than 300 mums by Survation showed that money is tight, with 61 per cent saying they were only just managing financially. A third admitted to being worried about their financial situation, with one in ten being “extremely worried”. Often, the barriers young mothers face in finding …

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[ 24 Mar 2017 | No Comment ]

What is E-commerce? 
E-commerce is short for electronic commerce. OK, many of you probably figured that, but what does that really mean? E-commerce refers to online sales. It’s the transactions that happen on the internet, the buying and selling of products on the web. Yes, it’s not a new concept, but it’s never been as widespread as it is today. According to the United States Department of Commerce, e-commerce sales increased by 15.1 percent from 2015 to 2016. Businesses who avoid selling or buying merchandise online do so at their own peril.
E-commerce is …

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[ 23 Mar 2017 | No Comment ]

Do you need tomake change happen in your business? The beauty of being in charge is that you tend to know what is going on and can influence it.   Most of the people you lead aren’t going to feel that way, unless you do something about it.
Jean Gamester from Semaphora believes that what is most important is that you make sure that those that you lead feel they are being kept informed and that they have a say too.     You’re going to need their involvement to make these changes work …

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[ 20 Mar 2017 | No Comment ]

Tell us about your family –  I have been happily married for almost seven years now and have two lovely children. My daughter will be three years old soon and my son is eight months old.
What did you do before coming up with your business idea?
Well, I was and am still a practising medical doctor. I started Evasitters, which is a babysitting agency, when I was pregnant with my daughter and noticed a lack of reliable evening and weekend childcare for parents like me. I did not like the …

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[ 17 Mar 2017 | No Comment ]

Diabetes is one of the most common long-term health conditions in the UK, and it can require people to use regular medication alongside changes to their diet and lifestyle. Here’s what you need to know…
Diabetes is a serious life-long health condition that occurs when there is too much glucose – or blood sugar – in the blood stream. It is a result of the body being unable to process glucose properly.
If your blood sugar is consistently too high, it can increase the risk of a number of potentially serious health …

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[ 16 Mar 2017 | No Comment ]

Hot-desking has seen a huge growth as a flexible working solution over the last few years. Hot-desking offers the opportunity to cut the costs of running an office by up to 30%, and it’s not hard to see why many businesses across a range of industries have been enticed by the hot-desking model.
Aside from the financial gains, with employees sitting away from their respective teams/departments, it is believed that hot-desking allows employees to build connections and create collaborating opportunities with other employees they do not often engage with. Moreover, as …

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[ 14 Mar 2017 | No Comment ]

Your Name and Age: My name is Tze Ching Yeung and I am a bit over 40.
Tell us about your family: I live near Bath with my husband, two kids (twins) and a handful of pets.
What did you do before coming up with your business idea and how was it making the transition?
I have been in the kids fashion business for close to 10 years but wanted to make a positive change in the way we design and the entire production process by making everything more sustainably. So we made …

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[ 11 Mar 2017 | No Comment ]

The Fatherhood Institute is encouraging dads to go it alone, and take parenting leave to look after their baby.
In a new book published this month, academics from around the world explore fathers’ experiences of substantial ‘solo care’, finding that such dads form closer long-term relationships with their children. They relish their competence as a parent, take much more responsibility for housework and care of the home – and this period of solo caring seems to be a tipping point, offering considerable potential for greater gender equality in the home. Read …