Britain is nation of ‘budding innovators’, claims survey

Millions of budding ‘innovators’ think they have a great idea - but half don’t think they could actually make it a reality. Research polling 2,000 UK adults found more than one in 10 have had a great idea they think they could make a fortune from. However, four in 10 agreed it can be more…

Internet and mobile phones have ‘biggest impact’ on Brits’ lives

Technological discoveries including the internet, mobile phones and televisions top the list of inventions which have had the ‘biggest impact’ on Brits’ lives, according to a new study.  However, the poll of 2,000 adults also revealed it’s the humble creations which are held dear, with 66 per cent admitting they take these small things for…

£650 million of ‘invisible’ energy wasted, survey shows

Double Olympic swimming champion Rebecca Adlington, pictured above, is encouraging Brits to do more to reduce energy waste - after research finds £650 million of ‘invisible’ energy waste could be saved by upgrading Britain’s outdated energy system. A study of 4,000 adults found almost a quarter are unaware of where energy gets wasted in the…

How long does it take to change a lightbulb? Three weeks for millennials

Millions of millennials admit they can't hang a picture or even change a lightbulb. The study, which polled 2,000 adults, found putting up wallpaper, bleeding a radiator and painting are also among the DIY tasks 25 to 34 year-olds don’t feel confident doing without help. Tightening a wobbly kitchen cupboard door and fixing a loose…

There’s cash to be made on your smartphone – here’s how!

Make moolah on your mobile Thought your mobile phone was just there to encourage you to spend money in digital shopping malls? Think again. It can also be an amazing tool to assist you in making money, on the move – “mobile” being the operative word. So, if you’re a skilled online gamer, you could…

Veganism and celebrity gossip biggest ‘turn offs’ for Brits

Boring subjects most likely to make Brits 'turn off' during a conversation include celebrity gossip, veganism - and Meghan and Harry. A poll of 2,000 adults discovered what makes the nation prick up their ears, and what makes them tune out of a conversation. Rants about online dating, Brexit and diets are also likely to…

How can slot games impact negatively on some people

  By and large online slot games represent nothing but a positive for many people all around the world, giving them valuable time to de-stress from the many hurdles in life, as well as the chance to make some significant financial gains. And you know what else? There have been countless studies that suggest that…

Pebble Gear introduces £99.99 kids’ tablets

  Pebble Gear has announced a range of kids’ tablets aimed at 3 to 8 year-olds, which it claims have been specifically designed to allow children to access digital content safely and securely. Free from in-app purchases and unwanted pop-ups, the Pebble Gear Kids’ Tablet comes with full parental control and access to 500+ games…

One in three office workers lack necessary IT skills, claims survey

A study of 2,000 office workers found more than a third believe their lack of IT skills gets in the way of them doing their job effectively. And half of those polled admitted to not fully understanding popular programmes like Microsoft Word and Excel, with spreadsheets and presentations causing the biggest headaches. But embarrassment stops…