Turning a hobby into a later life income

The world of work is changing, and changing fast. For sure, most of us still need to earn a living wage, and a decent one at that. And unless the government decides to deposit several hundreds of thousands of pounds in to each and everyone’s bank...

The peculiar portrayal of widows

Desperate, predatory husband-stealers… Sultry seductresses who’ll drain the life out of you… Why does the media present such a warped image of women who’ve lost their husbands? My friend Helen has been at a terrible loss since her husband Bill died...

That’s for old people: why ‘retirement’ is a new swear word to Generation X

Whether the new generation of pre-retirees becomes work-free by choice or not, our generation is railing against the r-word and finding new types of employment Despite the average age of retirement being 60, many people are choosing to work for...

The Tonic Podcast: Lifetime hobbies and passions

How do your interests and passions change over time? Comedian Simon Evans and his friend Ross discuss this, and muse on why their children don’t like scenery, in the second episode of our podcast.   Share this:ShareClick to share on...

Working well – 5 steps to develop your personal brand

Whether you’re considering a new career, facing the chop, or looking to develop in your current position, developing a strong personal brand is important.

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