Analysts predict 20% of UK Christmas presents will be bought online

Analysts predict 20% of UK Christmas presents will be bought online

20.3% of the UK’s Christmas retail sales will be made online this year, according to digital market analysts. Across November and December, UK consumers are set to spend £16.9 billion on internet purchases, an increase of 17.8% on last year’s online spend of £14.65 billion. Overall Christmas retail sales figures...

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Cantinetta Teresa: a review

Cantinetta Teresa: a review

Summary: Whether you are looking to host your next family party or find yourself at the end of a frenetic shopping escapade in Knightsbridge, you should take a look at Cantinetta Teresa. A smart, tranquil atmosphere will be waiting for you downstairs. It has an extensive Italian wine selection. Cantinetta...

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MusicAeterna returns to the Royal Festival Hall with Ralph Fiennes for Prokofiev’s Romeo & Juliet

MusicAeterna returns to the Royal Festival Hall with Ralph Fiennes for Prokofiev’s Romeo & Juliet

Renowned conductor and Artistic Director Teodor Currentzis and his famous orchestra, musicAeterna, are returning to London for an exclusive performance of the music from Sergei Prokofiev’s Romeo & Juliet in aid of the Gift of Life charity. Currentzis, who has won multiple awards for his captivating performances, including six National...

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Women’s Aid expands ‘Ask Me’ scheme against domestic abuse

Women’s Aid expands ‘Ask Me’ scheme against domestic abuse

The Women’s Aid national domestic abuse charity is expanding their ‘Ask Me’ scheme that helps domestic abuse survivors in the local community due to frequent reports that domestic abuse survivors lacked opportunities to report abuse at an early stage. “Many women live with abuse for years without telling anyone, and...

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NSPCC football abuse hotline receives 800 calls in the first week

NSPCC football abuse hotline receives 800 calls in the first week

The NSPCC have set up a dedicated hotline for victims of child sex abuse in football, funded by the Football Association. The hotline was established after former football player Andy Woodward revealed he had been abused as a young athlete at Crewe Alexandra Football Club. More professional players have since...

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Young workers spend more and save less for pensions

Young workers spend more and save less for pensions

Workers aged between 21 and 30 are spending more and saving less for pensions according to new research from financial services group Prundential, revealing a generational divide between the financial patterns of workers aged between 21 and 30 and those aged 51 and 65. This comes amidst concerns that young people are disengaged from pension...

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