Millions of parents claim they have already ‘run out’ of ways to keep the kids entertained over the summer holidays – despite being just halfway through the break. A study of 1,000 mums and dads of school-aged children found two thirds struggle to find ways to occupy their youngsters during the break, with four in […]
Struggling to keep the kids entertained this summer? You’re not alone…
How to banish post-holiday blues from the workplace
By David Price, Health Assured CEO and workplace wellbeing expert It’s summer, and it’s time to get away. Everyone’s jetting off to faraway climes—whether you enjoy the blazing sunshine or the Arctic blizzards, it’s the time of year to get away, relax and take your mind off work for a couple of weeks. Thing is, […]
Are you ready for the ‘Frantic Friday’ getaway?
Motorists are being warned to prepare for a ‘Frantic Friday’ this week due to millions of drivers hitting the road and a predicted increase in breakdowns. Department for Transport figures show August is the busiest month on British roads and Friday is the busiest day of the week for traffic. More cars also break down […]
Two-week holiday booked? You’ll only enjoy nine days of it
Holidaymakers get just nine days of complete enjoyment in a two week break, according to research. Boffins working for Teletext (is that still a thing?) Holidays have identified a ‘window of relaxation’ which starts two days into a fortnight’s holiday, and ends three days before you get home. Instead of enjoying a full holiday, during these five […]
How are you spending the summer?
PA Life readers have revealed how they’ve spent the summer, with many admitting they don’t have the time to spend out of the office. Half of those who responded to our latest Twitter poll admitted they will be getting outside this summer, as results showed that 50% of our readers are taking holiday before autumn […]