Top 6 Board Games for Lockdown

Locked down in your own home - once again - and can't find anything to watch on TV or anything interesting to do? How about going old school and getting one of these board games to keep yourself and other family members entertained over the next few weeks. Chris Price reports... The Taskmaster Board Game…

1 in 3 feel mental health worsened during lockdown

  1 in 3 feel mental health has suffered during lockdown Exercise, eating healthily and spending time with family are the most popular things Brits do to look after their mental health. A survey of 2,000 UK adults revealed one in four have also attempted a new diet or exercise regime…

‘Seismic shift to online shopping’, DS Smith survey shows

Lockdown has led to the UK becoming a nation of online shoppers, with millions planning to continue their digital spending spree despite restrictions being lifted, a survey from DS Smith shows.  A study of 2,000 adults found 61 per cent shopped online more than usual during lockdown, with a staggering nine in 10 planning to…

British workers burning out through lack of holiday

The average British worker has not taken any leave from work for more than TWO months - and has shelved NINE days off they had planned to take because of the lockdown. Of the 2,000 workers polled, more than half said they had 'completely written off’ 2020 when it comes to taking holidays from work.…

Top 10 things Brits will continue doing online after lockdown

Millions of Brits have enjoyed their lives online during lockdown and plan to continue having digital social catch ups and exercise classes because they believe it makes them MORE productive. A study of 2,000 adults discovered 72 per cent have used the internet more than ever while at home in recent months, with more than…

Fancy Something New After Lockdown? Here’s Some Great Ideas

Photo by Jill Wellington from Pexels COVID-19 has put the world in lockdown. Many of us have had to stay at home, and we aren’t able to work or do our favourite things. This has resulted in a lot of people taking up a new form of exercise - don’t try to buy a bicycle…

Nearly half of Brits plan to continue lockdown hobbies

  Half of Brits plan to continue their lockdown hobbies  – including creating podcasts, online fitness classes and walking more often. A study of 2,000 adults found 43 per cent feel they have ‘changed their ways for the better’ – and plan to continue with their improved behaviours even after the restrictions are lifted. Technology…

7 ways to celebrate your Birthday ‘virtually’ during lockdown

No birthday should go uncelebrated, even during lockdown - whether it’s just your run-of-the-mill 27th birthday, or you’re hitting a major milestone. We've created the ultimate birthday party inspiration list to help you get together with faves, whilst you’re all apart. 1. The one for the food lovers Kickstart it with a classic: birthday brunch.…

8 at home photo activities for when you can’t get out

Spring has officially sprung, and it’s the time of year when usually we’d be dusting off our camera (or getting out our iPhone!) to snap all the great photo opportunities the season brings. With our ability to get out and about being put on pause, it could seem that our favourite photography activities are on…

Yoga tops list of online classes during lockdown

  Yoga, High-Intensity Training and dance classes are among the most popular ways to stay in shape during lockdown.A study of 2,000 adults found that as a result of having to ration their exercise outside of the home, one in three are participating in online fitness sessions an average of three times a week. Aerobics,…