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English Premier League 2017/18 season top performers harry Kane
The Premier League 2017/18 season is fast approaching its end. As always, there was a lot of action, a lot of contentious decisions made and also a lot of managers who lost their jobs! At the start of the season, there are players touted by many to provide the bulk of the action and indeed,...
What makes a great World Cup?  world cup 2018
All World Cups are not created equal. For every USA 94, featuring the magic of Romario and Baggio, a half-crazed Diego Maradona and a penalty kick by Diana Ross (really, check it out on Youtube), there is a South Africa 2010, a drab affair, with the most abiding memory being champions Spain tiki-takaing their way...
5 tips for sending parcels abroad kettle mag,
Whether you own a small business and want to expand internationally, are a budding entrepreneur with big plans, or you’re simply thinking about selling unused items to make some extra cash, you may be faced with posting items abroad. While shipping items nationally is simple enough, when it comes to international delivery, there’s more to...
5 ways to make your outside space Instagram-ready garden flowers, kettle mag
With winter over and better weather (hopefully) on the way, spending time outdoors is finally a possibility. From hosting a barbecue with your friends to chilling out solo under the sun, there is plenty of fun to be had out in the garden, and plenty of memories and selfies to snap, too. If you're anything...
3 reasons why you should visit the Italian lakes lake garda, kettle mag
If you want a change of pace from your normal life, whether that’s the stress of uni study or the hectic 9-5 job, the Italian Lakes are the perfect spot for you to slow down, relax and check out from real life for a little while. It has everything you’d expect from a chilled holiday,...
Three different types of car ownership and the benefits of each car ownership, kettlemag
When the time comes to find a suitable automobile, motorists have a few different options to consider. This is helpful because it means that there is a type to suit every need and it can help motorists to afford their ideal car. Here are the three main different types of car ownership and the main...
Three of the best ways to quit smoking quit smoking, kettle mag
A lot of parents in the UK smoke and worry about the effects it could have on their children. Although the number of adults smoking has dropped to approximately 8 million – the lowest on record – children are still at danger from passive smoking, which has been shown to limit development and could lead...
Should you take your car to Uni? Should you take your car to Uni?
You spent a fortune passing your test, you scrimped and saved to buy your first car and now you’re off to uni.  Should you take your four-wheeled prize possession with you?  Your initial thought is probably: absolutely.  You’ve only just passed, you need the practice, otherwise you’ll never be confident; besides it’ll be great to...
Top ways to secure your business fleet fleet cars
When you operate a business fleet you need to keep track of it and ensure that it is properly secured at all times to prevent loss, damage and theft from occurring. You can secure your business fleet in a range of ways from keeping a check-out record to locking it up at night or installing...
How to build an ethical wardrobe in four easy steps ethical fashion, kettle mag
We all love a stylish bargain, but have you ever wondered about the global impact of your latest outfit? The fashion industry is the second largest polluter in the world after oil (EcoWatch), and it’s also responsible for the mass exploitation of workers in developing countries around the world — many of whom earn less...
Tips to making some extra money as a student waitress, kettle mag
Despite what some might think about students – that they schlep about all day, watching TV, playing video games, eating pasta and squandering their student loans on alcohol and, er... more alcohol – this is actually very far from the truth. Attending university these days is literally bank-busting - so expensive in fact that most...
Triclowhat? The ingredient in your mouthwash that you need to look out for teeth, kettle mag,
Many of us obsess about having white and glistening teeth. There are numerous teeth whitening products and treatments out there to keep up with this demand. Many of them, like toothpaste and mouthwash, contain a host of chemicals ingredients. Some of these chemicals are quite problematic because of the impact they can have on our...
4 cheap and cheerful ways to spruce up your student house  Student house, kettle mag
Student accommodation is often far from glamourous. Rife with draughts, bad décor and dated carpets, it's safe to say that many house shares deserve their reputation for being a bit grim. But there are ways to make your house feel like more like a home. These cheap and cheerful solutions will make your house a...
Give yourself something to smile about this Valentine’s Day girl-2198018_1280.jpg
With Valentine’s Day fast approaching our thoughts turn to that all-important date and what we will wear, where we will go and how we are going to smile when we aren’t confident with our teeth. Unfortunately, this is an issue for so many people. It’s not just Valentine’s Day but many occasions throughout the year...
Make your life easier: Top 4 everyday activities available online Online shopping, Kettle mag
The rise of the Internet was a rapid and rather drastic process, as it changed people’s perception of the world as they knew it up until then. Its primary purpose focused on making information more widely available and easily accessible, but as it progressed and perfected, people were able to make use of many additional...
5 transitional dressing tips for men Men's fashion for transitional seasons. kettle mag,
Dressing for the grey area between seasons can be difficult. The weather tends to be more unpredictable than ever, and shops are filled with a jumble of clothes that just aren't quite right for the time of year, which makes assembling outfits a nightmare. Putting together outfits that work between seasons is called transitional dressing,...
Why do currency rates move the way they do? kettle mag
Foreign exchange rates are some of the most perplexing you ever come across. The concept is pretty straightforward - the higher the demand and the lower the supply is for one currency, the higher the rate is going to be in relation to other currencies. With that being said, the fx world is such high-paced...
5 ways to make your money go further this January Piggy bank, kettle mag
We all tend to spend a little too much in the lead up to Christmas, and then a little bit more in the Boxing Day and New Year sales. So, it's likely that your finances are looking slightly worse for wear this January. If this is the case, don't worry — we’re all in the...
Getting into shape in 2018: should you do weight training or cardio? fitness, weights or cardio, kettle mag,
If you've been anywhere near social media over the past few days, you'll know that for many people, a new year means a new fitness regime. If all those gym selfies have got you thinking about your own fitness goals, then perhaps it's time to shake up your routine to make it extra-effective. But there's...
Taking the problem of student debt by the horns Studetn debt, kettle mag
There are not many students in the UK today who do not spend time worrying about money but the experience of university study still draws a significant amount of applications - by January 2017 37% of 18 year olds in England had applied. It is easy to fall into debt traps for young people who...
How can health and safety consultants help you? Health & Safety consultants, kettle mag,
When running a business, it’s vital that you make it fit to both work in and for visitors to safely browse. Without taking the right steps, you risk causing injury or potentially worse in some cases. It doesn’t take much to do risk assessments before opening your business, but you’ll want to make sure that...
Self compassion a key to dealing with fresher stress student stress, kettle mag
If you have changed your city of residence to attend the university of your dreams, then your newfound independence and freedom may be exactly what the doctor ordered. However, if you feel stressed out, take heart; you are certainly not alone. Stress is normal when your environment is totally different, when best friends and family are...
Revealed: The shocking number of speeding crimes committed by millennial drivers car crash, kettle mag
A shocking 82% of fixed penalties issued by the police to drivers under 25 over the past two years* were for speeding, significantly higher than any other driving crime in the same timeframe.  Speeding, which results in fines, points or a speed awareness course, saw millennials snapped on both mobile and static cameras around the...
Be Safe, Be Visible green cycle light, kettle mag
With the sun rising earlier and setting later during the winter months, as this is the time of year where road safety and awareness needs to be at the forefront of anyone using the roads. Whether you drive a car or ride a bike, everyone using the roads during winter should take extra precautions to...
Five questions to ask yourself when buying menswear men\s fashion, kettle mag
Looking good is important. We live in a world that is far more image conscious than it used to be. Fortunately, almost regardless of the look you want to create, you can easily find the items of men’s clothing you need to do so. Especially now you can buy so much online. Is the garment...
What are the vital benefits of wayfinding signage for UK universities Sinage.png
Universities make up some of the biggest buildings, campuses and spaces within the UK. This is to accommodate the 2.28 million students currently studying and living on university campuses. These densely populated areas result in large movements of people on a daily basis which could easily result in logistical chaos. In 2017, it is critical...
3 things to think about when shopping for men’s loungewear man pyjamas
For many guys, loungewear can be a bit of a 'that'll do' area of their wardrobe. But, it doesn't have to be that way. Things could be so much better with a little more effort.  To help you out, we've put together three essential areas you need to think about the next time you go...
Simple ways to improve your staff retention female worker, kettle mag
We have all heard the saying “people are your greatest asset”. Indeed, numerous studies show that employing the right staff and retaining them is an important factor when it comes to business success. This is largely because constantly having to train new employees reduces productivity. Plus, customers get used to being looked after by the...
Create a scare in the air this Halloween halloween, kettle mag,
Halloween is just around the corner and that means excited children (and adults!) can get dressed up as their favourite scary characters, eat a mountain of sweets, see fireworks and have fun. Halloween is quite a traditional holiday and we tend to follow the same routine, but what if you want to do something a...
5 essentials for students living in a house share student, kettle mag
While starting university and moving out of your family home is very exciting, living with strangers for the first time can be a jarring experience. You'll have to get used to your house mates' quirks and habits, and well as work out whether they can be trusted not to touch, use, or eat things you've...
A worrying 57% of students studying in Portsmouth neglect signing-up to a new local doctor when moving to university doctor-563428_1280.jpg
It’s that time of year again when UK students start preparing for university. However, it appears that registering to their local doctors isn’t at the top of the priority for those studying in or close to Portsmouth, new research has revealed.  A study, by online pharmaceutical company Chemist Direct, asked students ‘Would you sign up...
A Guide to the Greek Party Island – Mykonos Mykonons, kettle mag
Mykonos might be known as one of the most luxurious and glamorous destinations in Europe, but you don’t need to be rich or famous to party there. In fact, when planned cleverly, Mykonos can actually be enjoyed immensely on a budget for groups and students. Just think how smug you’ll feel partying in clubs frequented...
It takes more than a good degree to secure the job and terms you deserve student-849825_1280.jpg
In years gone by, a good degree was all it took to be considered the most employable applicant for a job. That qualification was enough for many firms to provide amazing benefits to add your time and talent to their establishment. How times have changed! Now, even universities expect a good level of extra-curricular activities...
The whole damn courtroom is out of order! – the seven best Hollywood legal dramas! Hollywood court room drama, kettlemag
Dour, stuffy, and boring. The popular held belief of courtrooms couldn’t be more wrong. We take a look at the seven best courtroom dramas which will change your mind about everything! 7. My Cousin Vinny When you’re a strapped for cash student, having a cousin who is a lawyer might be something of a benefit....
IR35: The beginners guide IR35, kettlemag,
If you’ve recently started contracting you may have heard about a piece of very important legislation that affects those working through a Limited Company. It doesn’t affect every single contractor (depending on the route you take) so it may be quite confusing when setting everything up, you may ask, does IR35 affect me? How do...
The perfect dishes to choose to do tapas properly  Tapas, Kettle amg
The beauty of tapas is the vast amount of different dishes that you can choose from to combine to make a meal. The double-edged sword of tapas is that there are quite literally dozens of different small plates that it can be a daunting task to choose what to eat. Fear not, amigos, we have...
The strangest things sent in the post in 2017 gift-1760869_1280.jpg
From a fully plated Roast dinner to human teeth, and even a live goldfish, the British public have shared the strangest items they have recently received through the post. Notable packages that have raised eyebrows amongst the thousands of parcels sent in the past 12 months, included a medieval suit of armour and a fully...
James Bond’s registration plate priced at £128,804 kettlemag, kettle mag,
Buying the same number plate as James Bond could cost drivers more than £128,000 according to new research released today.   Research conducted by car retailer Peter Vardy, ahead of the release of the 67 number plates in the UK, has revealed estimated costs of how much it would be to purchase number plates featured on some of the...
*Dislike* The worst mistakes made on social media engagement snaps engagement-1718244_1280.jpg
UK couples who are publicising their engagements to the world via social media are ruining their big announcement with their poor-quality photographs and post captions, according to new research.  Amazingly, 56% of UK engagement posts on social media are unpopular amongst followers, tarnishing the engagement announcement and making a seemingly good proposal bad. Over a...
3 ways that students can earn money on the side lemonade stall, kettlemag
While Jeremy Corbin has recently come under attack for reneging on a campaign pledge to cancel all student debt (despite the fact that no such promise was ever made), there is no doubt that student finance remains a serious bone of contention in the UK. With an antiquated repayment system that has forced some to...
How far do you have to travel to pick up medical prescriptions? chemist, kettle mag
Busy lifestyles mean that it’s harder to find the time to travel to a pharmacy before it closes. Even with an average distance of 2.4 miles* to the nearest pharmacy in the UK, it can still be inconvenient to find one which opens during hours that suit your schedule. Online pharmacy company Pharmacy2U has analysed...
Can E-Cigarettes really improve the sex life of smokers? postcoital cigarette, kettlemag,
Despite having been a staple of romance and post-sex recovery, the fact of the matter is that smoking is actually hindering rather than enhancing the sex life of smokers. By damaging the lungs and their capacity to help move oxygen around the body via the red blood cells, your body is suffering in so many...
Great destinations for a group Summer holiday beach.png
A group holiday with uni friends is a great way to celebrate the end of the academic year. To make sure everyone is ready and relaxed for your holiday, there are a few things to ensure are sorted out first. It’s important to save in advance, find a destination that suits everyone and is affordable,...
Which car could you afford? Which car could you afford, kettle mag
Avocado brunches, cocktails with the girls and football with the lads might keep the social life of a millennial at an all-time high, but these indulges could in theory be swapped for a car, new research has found. Known for their excessive spending and reluctance to make bigger commitments, research by car dealer Shelbourne Motors...
Working during your studies- The dos and don’ts student job, kettle mag,
Many of us who have struggled through University know how hard it is to reconcile studies with work, especially when we are compelled by financial reasons or in order to gain valuable work experience that will serve us in future when we enter the workplace. Some students may not need to work because they either...
Adding to the list of weird prenuptial agreements – The “furniture prenup form” furniture prenup, kettle mag
A UK-based online furniture retailer, The Furniture Market, have introduced a “furniture prenup form” – suitable for anyone worried about the potential of losing their most prized possessions during a break up.  The prenup form has been introduced to help resolve any unnecessary conflicts, as we all know that experiencing a relationship breakdown isn’t nice...
The basics of tattoo removal tattoo removal, kettle mag,
People seem quick to decide whether or not to get a tattoo but don’t consider what happens if circumstances change. You could no longer like the tattoo in later years, require to remove it for an important job depending on it’s location, or in the worst case scenario it could have been a bad job...
Dissociative identity disorder: when two heads AREN’T better than one Dissociative Identity Disorder, Kettle Mag
One of my favourite books of all time is Sidney Sheldon’s Tell Me Your Dreams (if you’d like to read this book but haven’t yet, beware; spoilers are on the way). In his thoroughly-researched and ground-breaking novel, Sheldon weaves together a tale of three women who are connected by a series of gruesome murders. However,...
Workplace health – reducing employee STD risk STD education, kettlemag
Workplace health and safety continue to be important and costly issues for employers. One area where workplace education could also play an important role is in reducing the spread of sexual transmitted infections (STDs). Unfortunately, even companies with well-developed wellness programmes tend to shy away any education related to STDs. This is in spite of...
Online marketing: SERPs depend on your needs NoEntry.png
OK, so you’ve started a small business, registered with Google My Business and want to see what others see when they search for your brand. When you do the search, your side panel shows your brand, a little company info you input last week and your related social media profiles.  What you were hoping to...