Maggie Stephens

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We’re Working Harder Than Ever, So Why Is Productivity Plummeting?

Most of us feel more productive than ever. ­Between wi-fi and mobile data, smartphones and apps that let us do every­thing from hail a ride to order …

Economics

More than a third of UK graduates regret attending university

Report finds graduates have just £150 spare each month after living costs and half feel a degree has not helped their life path<p>More than a third of graduates regret going to university, and half reckon they would have landed their current job without having to study for a degree, according to …

College & University

How the human 'punching bag’ who created one of the internet's most controversial websites is leading an unlikely second act at Google

At 15, he founded the freewheeling online image board 4chan, which achieved notoriety early on for hatching memes among a stew of not-safe-for-work content, ranging from inventive pornography to stomach-turning gore.<p>Poole's control of the site caused him to field phone calls from the FBI and appear …

Food

Photo Grid Pro – WordPress Interactive Grid Gallery Builder (Galleries)

Next Generation WordPress Image Grid Builder<p>Create a visually stunning gallery for your website in minutes. Awesome editor and lightbox …

5 ways to market your personal brand

You—not your company, not your company’s product or service, YOU—are a brand.<p>And though you‘re employed, you never know when that will change, so …

Are you a BDW - a 'bloody difficult woman'?

You would have thought there were already enough ways to flounce – verbally – at a certain sort of smart sassy woman: bossy, Mummy, man-in-drag, leaderene, She-Who-Must-Be Obeyed. Then along comes Ken Clarke – his vocabulary as florid as his complexion – to dig a new low in snide.<p>Caught apparently …

Buckingham Palace
Housing
Andrea Leadsom

Teachers face 1 per cent pay rise for 2016 but pay body issues warning over recruitment

Education secretary Nicky Morgan has said she "intends to accept" a recommendation by the School Teachers’ Review Body (STRB) to raise teachers' pay …

5 reasons I'll never work in an office again

<b>Related: These 10 Tools for Remote Workers Will Make Office Life a Permanent Thing of the Past</b><p>No, seriously, hear me out. These mega-companies are constantly competing to offer better amenities for their thousands of employees: Everything from in-house chefs to nap rooms and fitness centers is …

Commuting

The Best Diet for a Lifetime of Healthy Joints

Joints are an amazing part of your body – they allow you to run, paint a picture, ride a bicycle or do housework. And most people don’t think about …

25 Visual Content Marketing Tools To Engage Your Audience

Visual content marketing skyrocketed in the recent years. Brands are looking for ways to enrich their digital storytelling and market their products. Photos, videos and infographics are crucial in bringing experiences to life.<p>According to CMO Council, 65% of senior marketing executives believe that …

Infographics

China's tech work culture is so intense that people sleep and bathe in their offices

"The pace of Chinese internet company growth is extremely fast," Cui Meng, general manager and cofounder of data startup Goopal, told Reuters. "I've been to the US and the competitive environment there isn't as intense as in China."<p>This has led many workers to put in overtime, sleeping at their …

Employment

Universal Credit: Changes urged as Government's flagship benefit reform 'veers off track'

The Government's flagship benefit reform has "serious" design flaws that must be resolved before being rolled out across the country, a new report …

Calligraphy

How To Create The Perfect Power Bowl

What if I told you that it was easy - yes, easy! - to make a perfectly balanced, delicious meal at home? Not only that, but what if I said it would be Instagram-worthy beautiful? Enter the Power Bowl, a fool-proof way to pack in nutrients, use a variety of leftovers, and create a wonderful blend of …

Healthy Eating
Alzheimer's Disease

Want a Brain That's 7 Years Younger? Science Says Do This

The brains of people who do this activity appear years younger than their actual age, a new study shows.<p>If you want to feel younger, there's no substitute for healthy living and hitting the gym (though a flattering haircut and a fun night out can't hurt). But what if you want to <i>think</i> younger?<p>Our …

The Brain

Fitness watch faceoff: Garmin vivoactive HR vs. Fitbit Surge

Garmin's new vivoactive HR wearable is designed to compete directly with Fitbit's Surge. Both devices are fitness watches with some smartwatch …

Wearable Tech

The ageing population is a threat to women’s economic welfare

Many women in the UK are unaware of the financial risk they face. A financial risk brought about by the ageing population.<p>Across the globe, about two …

How to Manage a Podcast: Tools and a Checklist for Marketers

Are you interested in starting a podcast? Want tips to manage and promote your podcast effectively? Creating a successful podcast doesn’t have to be …

Infographics

How to promote your start-up business

Gone are the days when it took huge marketing budgets to reach large audiences.<p>Today, online tools, social media and business networks make it possible for small start-ups to compete with big companies, even on a shoestring budget.<p>In this episode of our ‘Start-up on a Shoestring’ series we share …

How to Create Irresistible Content

Irresistible is defined by the Oxford Dictionary as: Too attractive and tempting to be resisted and too powerful or convincing to be resisted.*<p>Let’s …

Investing

Millions face 'retirement crisis' over pensions tax raid

New analysis finds that two thirds of higher rate taxpayers will not have adequete savings in their retirement amid mounting concerns about plans to raid pensions<p>Millions of middle-class workers will face a "retirement crisis" if George Osborne pushes ahead with a multi-billion pound raid on …

Retirement

Are Marketers Ready for the Cross-Device Super Bowl?

Gone are the days when the only way to watch the Super Bowl was to crowd around that monolithic tube television.<p>Now, not only are Super Bowl fans …

Advertising