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Brits would be £25,397 better off each year if salaries increased at the same levels as inflation since 1987

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Savoo has delved into historical data covering the last 35 years to find out how disposable income has evolved compared with the cost of living and inflation rates, to show if we really are better or worse off. Whether it’s spending money on the big food shop or treating yourself to a cinema trip, disposable […]

Three quarters of Brits are willing to rely on gut instinct when making big life decisions

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A study of 2,000 adults found they might have good reason for doing so as more often than not – six times out of 10 – this method has proved successful. Many of those polled have used their gut to decide things such as what gifts to buy for loved ones (25 per cent), where […]

The top 50 things that drive us mad

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A study of 2,000 adults revealed our top triggers for rage include BMW drivers ignoring their indicators, getting locked out, ‘jobsworths’, having no heating, people eating loudly and queue jumpers. For four in 10, ‘people who think rules don’t apply to them’ will send their blood pressure rising, and 27 per cent get irked by drivers […]

What’s your favourite brew? Bet it’s a latte…

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Typically containing a single shot of coffee, steamed milk, and a frothy top, researchers polled 2,000 coffee drinkers and found 38 per cent like this variety the most. At the other end of the scale, 14 per cent consider an espresso to be their favourite type of coffee, while a quarter are more ‘middle of the road’ and opt for a ‘straightforward’ flat white. But regardless of what form it takes, 65 per cent […]

We need to spend more time with our families, says research

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A study of 2,000 adults revealed 63 per cent wish they spent more time with their families – but admit life simply gets in the way. A third ranked a traditional roast dinner as their favourite way to enjoy precious family time together, followed by dog walking and watching a film. While 78 per cent […]

Summer holidays pushes 4 in 5 parents to plan return to the office

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Parents are most keen to return to office (81% vs 66% without kids at home) – too many distractions, lack of social interaction with colleagues/people their age and a bad work-life balance were cited as key reasons. Working 9 to 5 is a tempting prospect for many parents, as new research from Hitachi Capital Business […]

Which industry’s employees are spending the most on dating?

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New research by thortful.com has revealed that, on average, daters in the UK are spending £2,220 a year (£185 per month) on their hunt for the one. With dating and romance back on the cards, spending on love can resume once again. However, with this much money being spent, how are daters funding their romantic […]

54% of UK adults use alcohol to de-stress after work

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More than half of UK workers use alcohol to de-stress after a hard day or week, whilst 62% confess to using alcohol as a reward for work success and achievements. The team at www.totiuss.com conducted research to determine which professions rely the most on alcohol to de-stress at the end of the day; as well […]

Study shines light on UK attitudes to employee benefits

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Wetones asked employees at 133 workplaces across the UK how their health and wellbeing needs and habits have changed, and whether updated benefits packages from their employers would help to support their wellbeing. What they discovered highlighted a gap between company benefit schemes and employee lifestyles. So how can companies get up to date with […]

Screens leaving Brits struggling to keep their eyes open by 6pm

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Brits are struggling to keep their eyes open by 6pm – after staring at a variety of screens all day. Research into the impact of screen time on eyes revealed the average person looks at a gadget, TV or monitor for more than six hours a day. From scrolling through phones, to working at screens […]