Bank holidays: how a day off work affects the economy

Shutterstock/Ian Francis The Queen’s platinum jubilee will be celebrated across the UK with parades, picnics and street parties. But perhaps the most popular event planned to mark her 70 years on the throne will be an extra day off work. Millions will enjoy a four day weekend in June 2022Continue Reading

Ingvar Tjostheim/Shutterstock Your annual energy bill could rise by another £800 in October according to UK electricity and gas market regulator Ofgem, which is set to lift the cap on energy prices (the maximum that energy suppliers can charge customers on a default tariff) in the autumn. The cap wasContinue Reading

How to talk to your employer about trauma

Chanintorn.v / Shutterstock The impact of trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a hidden chronic mental health issue in the workplace. A 2016 survey of UK adults found that one in five people between the ages of 18 and 74 said they had experienced at least one form ofContinue Reading