Britney Spears' hit '…Baby One More Time' turns 20 so you're old as hell

Tuesday marks the 20th anniversary of Britney Spears’ iconic “…Baby One More Time,” and while this may prompt you to cry for hours about the passage of time and what to do with your life, we recommend turning up the volume on this evergreen banger and just enjoying the sheer …

Women make up only a quarter of executive boards at top accountancy firms

An online employee referral recruitment platform has analysed data from the top 25 accountancy firms in the UK and claims that women make up just a quarter of the executive boards, however statistics show that women made up 44 percent of full-time accountants in the UK. The research conducted by …

How to Watch the Patriots vs. Colts ‘Thursday Night Football’ Game Online for Free Tonight

The New England Patriots and Indianapolis Colts play tonight in what is expected to be an exciting “Thursday Night Football” game. The Patriots, who have won 5 Super Bowls since 2001, started the 2018 NFL season with an underwhelming 1-2 record before soundly beating the Miami Dolphins last Sunday to …

This Credit Card Comes With No Fee and a 7% Interest Rate. Here’s Why It’s the Best of 2018

With the Federal Reserve steadily raising short-term interest rates, credit card rates have been going up too. The good news: There are still some attractive options out there for people with good credit looking for low APR credit cards. As we’ve noted before, credit unions come in with some of …

UK ranks third globally for innovation, disruption and technology

The UK has risen one place, to third, in a global ranking of most promising countries in the world for technology breakthroughs that have a global impact. KPMG’s 2019 Technology Innovation Hubs report sees the UK trailing slightly behind the US and China, in a ranking of countries expected to …

Go Home On Time Day highlights one of the least discussed workplace issues

Today is National Go Home on Time Day (in Australia at least) and the 10th annual report by The Australia Institute’s Centre for Future Work published to coincide with it estimates that Australian employees will work 3.2 billion hours of unpaid overtime for their employers this year, worth an estimated $106 billion …

UK gets new £5 million climate change research centre

Cardiff University has been selected as the main hub for a £5 million research centre to explore how we can live differently to achieve the rapid and far-reaching emissions cuts required to address climate change. A collaboration between Cardiff, Manchester, York and East Anglia Universities, and charity Climate Outreach, the …

Over three quarters of UK workers reluctant to ask for time off for a health-related issue

More than three quarters (79 percent) of UK workers admit to forcing themselves to go in to work despite feeling ill, two thirds (66 percent) still go to work when suffering from a cold or flu and over a fifth (22 percent) when suffering from stress, or an emotional crisis. …

Ancient Greek wisdom for the leadership crisis of the 21st Century

What makes a good leader? This question confronts us at every election and with every domestic and international policy decision. As a professor of classical languages and literature for more than 30 years, I marvel at our insistence on addressing this question as if it were brand new. Centuries ago, …

This Chart Shows How Much the Average American Earns at Every Age. See How You Stack Up

Ever wonder if you make more money than the average American your age? The average full-time worker’s salary was $44,720 for 2017, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. But that lumps all American workers together. Young workers make far less than others — just $28,000 for those between the …

This story of a widow, a lake, and a rose will restore your faith in humanity

Hope you have tissues nearby.  The Bishop Vesey’s Grammar School rowing club found a rose attached to the locked gate at a nearby lake, with the most heartbreaking note accompanying it.  SEE ALSO: Watch this dog reunite with his owner after 3 years on the streets “Please can someone throw …

If You Have Any of These 12 Things on Your Work Desk, Your Coworkers Probably Think You’re Unprofessional

Some people would argue that a messy desk is a sign of genius — and actual geniuses like Albert Einstein and Steve Jobs would seem to be among them. Others, like the people who actually work with and beside you, might find your mess less than endearing. And beyond clutter, …

A four hundred year old guide to ergonomics that still rings true today

Changes to the nature of work, where it takes place and the things we use to complete it are always constrained by one particular eternally fixed element; the human being. The unchanging individual at the centre of it all is the thing that makes us return to old ideas time and again …

Putting the responsibility into personal and corporate social responsibility

You’re probably aware of the experiment performed by Stanley Milgram in which volunteers were asked by men in white coats to administer what they believed to be electric shocks to another person, who they could not see, but could hear, from behind a screen. Around two-thirds of the volunteers agreed …