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Brits Urged To Get Outdoors As Research Finds We Spend 40 Hours On The Sofa Over Christmas

Brits Urged To Get Outdoors As Research Finds We Spend 40 Hours On The Sofa Over Christmas

The average Brit spent a total of 40 hours sat on the sofa this Christmas, a survey found. Research revealed the most common pastimes were nodding off after too much food, watching a Bond film for the umpteenth time, or bickering over a board game. The incredible total adds up to around five hours every […]

Ideal Standard Reveals 2018 Bathroom Trend Predictions

Ideal Standard Reveals 2018 Bathroom Trend Predictions

With 2018 just around the corner, Ideal Standard International designer, Robin Levien, gives his bathroom trends predictions for the next 12 months: “Britons’ lives are busier than ever before and the ‘me time’ presented by our bathrooms becomes all the more important. The trends we expect to see in 2018 reflect this and position the […]

The Four Present Faces of Christmas

The Four Present Faces of Christmas

A new Christmas Gift Code of Conduct has been launched, revealing the faces pulled in response to bad kids’ gifts. With up to £700 million a year spent on unwanted Christmas gifts – and the majority spent on 5-16 year olds – well-meaning parents, Godparents, aunts and uncles are likely to experience the four present faces […]

Revealed: The Most Unusual Secret Santa Gifts of 2017

Revealed: The Most Unusual Secret Santa Gifts of 2017

Designer bin bags, belly button warmers and inflatable WALKING FRAMES are among the most unusual gifts received in office Secret Santas. New research has revealed a third of Brits opt to gift something humorous to their colleagues at Christmas, with nude calendars and mankinis also among the most gifted funny items. And even though nine […]

Brits “Shopped Blindly” This Christmas

Brits “Shopped Blindly” This Christmas

One in three Brits shopped ‘blindly’ this Christmas – by not checking their bank balance before, during or after hitting stores and retail websites , according to research. Despite 77 per cent setting a typical budget of £539 the study of 2,000 adults found overall one fifth spent more than they intended to. Commissioned by […]

Bad Santa: Kids Concerned about St Nick Coming Down the Chimney this Christmas

Bad Santa: Kids Concerned about St Nick Coming Down the Chimney this Christmas

Surprising new research from security experts ADT and parenting site Channel Mum reveals that Santa won’t get a warm welcome this Christmas by almost one in five (18 per cent) UK kids. Stranger danger has been instilled in Britain’s youth, even at Christmas, with a quarter (24 per cent) of kids concerned about Santa even […]

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154m Crackers and 308m Slices of Turkey: Study Unveils Christmas in Numbers

154m Crackers and 308m Slices of Turkey: Study Unveils Christmas in Numbers

Brits will spend more than £19 billion on presents, eat 308 million slices of turkey – and pull 154 million crackers this Christmas, a study has found. Over the festive period, we will also travel 5.6 billion miles to visit almost 257 million friends and relatives. Almost one in ten of us will even travel […]

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Average Brits Moves House SIX Times Over Their Lifetime

Average Brits Moves House SIX Times Over Their Lifetime

The average Brit moves house six times over the course of their LIFETIME, according to a new survey. Researchers found we move most in our twenties – with a third of twenty somethings upping sticks and moving house between three and five times. But by the age of 40, half of Brits are settled in […]

Top 5 Gifts To Keep Pets Stress Free And Festive This Christmas

Top 5 Gifts To Keep Pets Stress Free And Festive This Christmas

A home bursting with friends and family, fancy decorations and tasty treats sounds like the perfect Christmas. However, Pets at Home is warning pet owners that a home full of new people, new foods and new presents can be a little overwhelming for our furry friends. A change in routine, including missed walks, late mornings […]

Revealed: The Bad Doggie Diets This Christmas

Revealed: The Bad Doggie Diets This Christmas

Millions of dogs around the country will be fed festive treats which could potentially harm them this Christmas, a study has found. A survey of 2,000 dog owners has revealed a startling lack of knowledge around the festive foods which shouldn’t find their way into the dog bowl. One in eight owners will be treating […]