Chris Silb

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Children's toys on carpet

So you’ve decided to take the plunge and move your family to Aberdeen. That’s a brilliant move! The Granite City is the jewel of the north sea and offers its residents many world-class facilities and services.

7 Foods That Reduce the Risk of Heart Disease

The number of people living with heart disease in the UK has reached an all-time high. Every five minutes, another person has admitted to the hospital due their condition worsens enough for them to require immediate treatment! 

7 Hidden Costs of Starting a Business

We’ve all wondered what it would be like to be the boss of your own business. Calling the shots, turning up when you like, shouting orders – it’s the entrepreneurial dream!

How to Stay on Top of Your Health as You Age

It’s no secret that as we age, health complications can arise. However, this doesn’t have to be your future.

5 Types of Training Every Employee Needs

It’s not enough to just hire staff. If you want your business to succeed, you’ll need to develop your workforce.

How to Prepare for Old Age

There’s no escaping it; old age will come to us all. Try as we might, running from ageing is impossible. But, we can prepare for it. Old age will stop looking so menacing with a few lifestyle changes and planning.

Toy car on map of the world

There’s nothing better than packing your car and heading out on holiday. Road trips are an increasingly popular holiday thanks to the freedom they provide. You can go where you please, where and whenever you want.

Tips for a Relaxing Weekend Away This Spring

Now that the winter season is passing and the nights are getting longer, many of us are thinking about taking short weekend breaks to see us through to the summer season. There are a number of places around the UK that lend themselves to a good stay away, but you need to undertake your own research to understand where the real hidden gems are.

5 Ways to Protect Your Freelance Business

With the rise of remote working, more and more people are trying their hand at freelance work. As of last year, there are 2.2 million freelancers in the UK.

How to Keep Your Heart Healthy in 2022

A quarter of all deaths is caused by heart disease in the UK. This means that every three minutes, someone dies due to heart complications. These figures are worrying. But, luckily, there are things you can do every day to reduce your risk of developing heart disease.

Orkney, Scotland

Now that we are in the new year, many of us are thinking about taking trips and holidays to break up the monotony that follows just after Christmas. The last two years have come as a blessing and curse for many people who like to travel.

Woman on hill looking happy and content with the sky behind her. Her arms are stretched upward to the sky with a smile.

74% of UK adults have admitted to feeling overwhelmed due to stress. That’s three-quarters of the UK population. Managing work commitments, school deadlines, and home duties can become hectic. Attempting to juggle these responsibilities can easily cause stress.  

Scotland

The end of the year brings time for reflection and reassessing what we want in life and the changes we want to make. As the rise of home working spoked by the 2020 pandemic saw a significant increase in house sales, you might be looking at your current surroundings and feeling like you require a change of scene.

What to Do After a Car Accident

Car accidents are far more common than you may think. In the UK, someone is killed or seriously injured every 22 minutes.

A side view of the Glenfinnan Viaduct in Scotland with a train passing over the top.

Scotland is a beautiful country with countless wonders to offer locals and tourists alike. Whether you’re a fellow Scot looking to explore somewhere new in your home country, or you’re a tourist looking to see what Scotland has to offer – there’s something for everyone.

Your Guide to a Loch Lomond Autumn Staycation

Autumn is a great time of year to get away from it all and recharge your batteries before the nights close in, and we’re hit with that all too predictable bad British weather.

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If you’re serious about sports, then you know that injures are part of the package. Possible risks and injuries vary from sport to sport and can happen for several reasons, such as not being regularly active, not warming up properly and taking part in contact sports.

 A Guide to Small Business Finances For Beginners

A strong financial plan and management are at the heart of any business's success, no matter how big or small. When you decide to go it alone and start your own small business, it’s impossible to know everything right away.

Man sitting alone at wooden dining table with his head leaning on his left hand, his elbow is on the table and he is facing a window

There’s nothing more important in this world than your health. After all, what's the point of having a great life if you’re not fit and healthy enough to enjoy it? When it comes to looking after their health, men will often let these things slide more than women will.

Cornwall, England

2021 might go down in history as being the year of the staycation. Now that the rules have been somewhat relaxed and we can all enjoy a bit of normality than we have been used to these last months, many of us are desperate to take a holiday so we can have a break from looking at the four same walls we have been subjected to.

Two little girls outside hugging.

There I nothing more important to a parent than ensuring that their child is safe, happy, and healthy. Kids have unique concerns, and when they’re growing, they can be more vulnerable to physical and mental health problems than we first might think.

Close up shot of the gearstick in a car

So, you’re in the market for a car, but which is the better option for you? Should you buy a brand-new car? Or would you be better off with a good quality used car? There are pros and cons to be considered for each, and in this post, we’re going to look at some of the differences between buying new and buying used.

Three elderly people sitting on a bench. The man in the middle is holding a ball while the woman on the far right holds his forearm.

It’s no secret that ageing takes a toll on your bodies. Your bones and muscles aren’t as strong as they once were, your immune system gets weaker, and your eyesight and hearing often aren’t as sharp as they were in your younger days.

3 Places For A Family Staycation In 2021

Looking ahead to summer 2021, it’s looking like staycations are going to be the new normal for this year. From solo travelers to couples or full families, there’s something for everyone.