As expected, today’s budget was dominated by Covid and the subsequent impact on the UK economy. Even though much of the Chancellor's plans were leaked to the press, we now have clarity and confirmation. While we await further details and further feedback on Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s budget, this is what we know so far.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak will announce a further extension to the existing furlough scheme when he delivers his budget. The scheme was set to finish at the end of April, but it will now be extended until the end of September. This will come as good news for the millions worried about the coming months and their financial security.
Once your body’s cold in the ground, how do you want to be remembered? You’ve pretty much relinquished control at this point, but there are things you can do to help people remember you the way you want.
There has been and continues to be a general misconception that a surviving cohabiting partner has the same legal recognition as a spouse. We often hear the myth that after seven years, cohabiting partners are effectively treated as married in the eyes of the law. We will now look at this issue in more detail because it has potentially serious repercussions for those who fail to prepare for the future.
Spring is an excellent time of year to experiment with seasonal ingredients. It is also the time to start moving away from the winter's warm hearty meals and more towards lighter, more vibrant dishes. We’ve listed a few ingredients you have to try this spring, as well as some ideas on how best to use them. These dishes are perfect for getting you ready for the summer season.
Have your friends turned into "ghosts" during lockdown? Or have you realised that without the activities you used to do together, you have nothing to talk about? Or perhaps they just didn't show up the way you thought they would?
As winter blends into spring, days become longer, and our thoughts begin to turn to the summer. One of the main benefits of longer days is more time to enjoy some outdoor exercise. The firmer ground underfoot makes exercise more enjoyable, too. As lockdown starts to ease towards a potentially normal summer, this article will help you create your workout plan for when lighter evenings return.
It can be hard to talk about loneliness. Even though millions of people across the UK report feeling lonely, there’s still a social stigma attached to “being alone”. As a result, you might not know what the signs of being lonely are.
It has been revealed that health officials are on the hunt for an unidentified UK resident who has contracted the Brazil variant of Covid-19. In February, six cases of this variant were discovered in the UK, one of which included a person that authorities are keen to trace. However, this is proving to be a challenge as the person concerned failed to complete a registration form.
In a rare public discussion, the Queen has recently spoken of her experience of receiving the Covid-19 vaccine. The monarch, who rarely discusses her health in public, also took the opportunity to urge hesitant members of the public to have their Covid jabs to help protect others.