I’ve never been much of a pet person. As a child, our family had two gerbils, one after the other. Both were named ‘Gary’ – not because my parents were particularly enthralled with that name, but after a certain Mr Speed (RIP) and Mr Lineker.
Last night we presented the award for Britain’s Most Trusted Financial Provider to Metro Bank, as the culmination of our Customer Service Awards 2016.
A ‘grand don’t come for free’ was one of the catchily titled albums from Noughties garage group The Streets.
But I think vocalist Mike Skinner was wrong.
One of the reasons that wealthy people from countries such as China and Russia are so keen to buy property in London is because England boasts an extremely robust legal system. For all this country’s faults, it’s recognised as having a stable government that doesn’t have a history of seizing private citizens’ property. The Law of the United Kingdom is a strong one.
Like many people up and down the country, I’ve just spent time with my extended family over the bank holiday weekend. And like many families, we did end up talking about money.
Weddings – a marriage made in heaven for the bride and groom, but most certainly not joyous occasions for our purse strings.
You may this weekend have attended one of hundreds of events around the country to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Willliam Shakespeare’s death in 1616.
With most of the UK bathed in sunshine today, it feels as though spring has definitely arrived.
‘Ambition’ is a term that covers pretty much every arena of human activity that exists. And Ambition, a recently published book by Rachel Bridge, wants you to succeed.