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It’s all gravy! Sandwiches on the flip side at Dip & Flip in Battersea – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 12:30 pm, December 9, 2013 in Food & Drink<p>There’s a growing trend for French Dips in London – where sliced meat is dipped backed into its …

How to Buy, Store, and Cook Lemons, in Season in December


Bath: our expert - a resident for 15 years - reveals his favourite places

I moved from London to Bath around 15 years ago with my family. It has proved to be an excellent decision. Bath ticks most boxes as a great place to live and visit. With its elegant Georgian crescents and terraces, it is, of course, beautiful, and the city is an ideal size. It is small enough to …


Quickly raising the minimum wage would lock out the unemployed and fire up inflation

Among the proudest moments of my professional life was working to establish the Low Pay Commission alongside Professor Sir George Bain back in 1997.<p>Many people were surprised at the time that the CBI wanted to play its part in addressing low pay, but businesses care about unemployment and many of …

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

National Cruise Week: time to jump on board

Unpacking once yet waking up in a different place every day is just one of the joys of cruising. Finding your sea legs is one thing; deciding where to go, however, can be a challenge.<p>National Cruise Week, starting today, offers first-timers a chance to find out why cruising is the UK’s …

Cruise Ships

Singapore: safe haven, model society

Singapore is booming and well placed to weather any Asian storms, but success has brought its own problems.<p>Looking out towards the sea from Singapore's Marina Bay Sands infinity swimming pool, perched precariously 57 storeys above the ground – these are tough assignments, I know, but someone has to …


The Lewis Model Explains Every Culture In The World

A world traveler who speaks ten languages, British linguist Richard Lewis decided he was qualified to plot the world's cultures on a chart.<p>He did so while acknowledging the dangers of stereotypes.<p>"Determining national characteristics is treading a minefield of inaccurate assessment and surprising …


The Surprisingly Simple Mix Of Qualities That Make People Influential

According to one new book, "Compelling People: The Hidden Qualities That Make Us Influential" by John Neffinger and Matthew Kohut, the art and science of influencing people comes down to a surprisingly simple combination: seeming at once strong and warm.<p>"When you meet someone, they're sizing you up …

Body Language

The Prince Who Blew Through Billions

When two British lawyers, Faith Zaman and Thomas Derbyshire, signed on in 2004 to manage the affairs of Prince Jefri Bolkiah, notorious playboy brother of the Sultan of Brunei, they entered a world of orgiastic wealth: 250 companies, 2,000 cars, luxury hotels, planeloads of women and polo ponies, …

5 Beloved Scientists Who Were Actually Bullies

Electrocuting animals, stealing credit, self-aggrandizing, and more<p>Unfortunately, scientific genius doesn't necessarily come with superhuman social skills. The great minds on this list may have made significant contributions to their fields, but even hundreds of years later, we're still shaking our …

13 CEOs and Founders Reveal Their Top Productivity Hacks

Struggling with distractions in the workplace? Here is how 13 tech entrepreneurs get the most out of their workday.

Time Management

12 Ways to Become the Office Superstar

Tired of the bad rap millennials get? Overcome it with these tips from career expert Dan Schawbel