If we trawl back through the depths of history, we are able to lay our eyes on some pretty wealthy figures.
It’s common knowledge that asbestos is a highly damaging group of microscopic fibres that can severely impact the health of our lungs if inhaled. Many wonder if there is an actual need for asbestos considering how dangerous it can be if not dealt with correctly. As of 1999, the use for asbestos was banned in the UK. However, during the 1950s-80s, asbestos was commonly used in buildings due to its strong resistance to chemical attacks, its poor ability to conduct heat, and its overall superb tensile strength.
COVID-19 has impacted all our lives and does not just stop at our lives, but it also affects our pet’s. We were still able to walk our dogs during lockdown; it was one of the only times we could go out! But, now with restrictions lifting and more people allowed out, there are set things we need to do to keep ourselves and our dogs safe. Whether you walk your dog yourself or you are a professional dog walker we have some advice that will help keep you and your dog safe.
Many couples have found their big day being postponed due to Covid-19. However, with new rules being announced regularly, those who have weddings later in the year and into next could still have the day they dream of. That being said, for those who weren’t super organised, they could find that they struggle to pay for everything. As of May 2020, there had been approximately 8.4 million jobs furloughed in the UK. Therefore, many employees weren’t receiving their full pay, while many others were made redundant.
As the age of digitalisation commences in full swing, what were once associated with childhood icons such as board games, outdoor activities, and old-fashioned clubs including Guides and Scouts, have had their relevance questioned. Now that technology is present in our everyday lives, children have an abundance of ways to entertain themselves, from game consoles, to mobile phones, to virtual reality headsets – the possibilities are endless.
According to research by the Telegraph, only 11 of the UK and Ireland’s Big Four accounting firms’ 3,000 partners are black — a staggering figure highlighting the enormous racial disparity in senior roles. This small figure equates to less than 0.4 per cent of the total. In light of recent events and protests that have swept the world, here we will discuss the racial inequality in senior roles in Ireland and what more could be done to bridge the gap and create more equal opportunities for people of different races.