The meaning behind Shrove Tuesday

Whilst many of us like to enjoy Pancake Day feasting on our favourite sweet or savoury concoctions, the event remains an important date in the calendar for Christians over the world. The origins of Shrove Tuesday Shrove Tuesday, as with many European Christian traditions can be traced...

Starting the mental health conversation in the workplace

When it comes to mental health, it can be difficult to find the right words to comfort someone who’s suffering. While most of us know to avoid saying things like ‘just snap out of it’ or ‘focus on the good things,’ the fact is that...

5 ways to boost your cybersecurity in 2020

Due to the ever-growing demand in new and innovative technology and the seemingly endless surge of digital progression, there is never time to rest on your laurels when it comes to cybersecurity. As a business, to avoid becoming victim to cybercrime, you need to build your...

Don’t forget the EPC deadline

From the 1st April 2018, all the tenancies which began after that point were required to have an EPC rating of ‘E’. The deadline is now looming for all existing tenancies which will need to comply from the 1st April 2020. From this point, landlords will...

Preparing for Valentine’s Day in the catering industry

Are your preparations for Valentine’s Day in full swing? Or are you simply taking bookings and hoping for the best? Consider these tips to ensure you get the most out of the day and keep things running as smoothly as possible.   PlanWhen plans are left...

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It’s time for a refresh

You may have seen on some of our marketing of late the news of our name change, but we want to reassure you that its business as normal here at our office. You have got to know us as R.Collins & Co, but from here on out...

How to set up your day nursery

For those who are passionate about children’s wellbeing and development, setting up your own nursery may feel like your dream job. Working with children is often fulfilling, always full of challenges and can evoke an unrivalled feeling of pride having contributed towards the development of...

What are your plans this Burns Night?

25 January marks the birth date of ‘Immortal Memory’, Robert Burns, the much-celebrated poet. With it comes heady merriments, playful recitals and, what else, haggis! We take a look at what you need to join in on the fun whether you’re a restaurant, pub or...

How to support care home relatives during their visit

When working in a care home, you will likely get used to a steady flow of regular visitors and the occasional new face. These visits are hugely significant to both the visitor and your resident and they can often be emotionally-charged interactions. However, they’re equally...