Blogs and Tips

Going self-employed

Going self-employed – Five key points that helped me and may help you in the transition from full-time employment to becoming your own boss

Utilising electronics, having an action plan and communicating with others are key.

The year 2020 will forever be etched in our memories. For many of us, the constant battle against COVID-19 and the restrictions on life as a result of it, will feature prominently on the agenda when it comes to ‘worst year ever’ chats. When the pandemic hit and those who could began to work from home, it was far from ideal, but we did as us humans do and ‘got on with it’. A large number of us, me included, were made redundant as a direct result of coronavirus.

Here, I detail the five steps I took that helped me get through this tough time and enabled me to set up a new business. I hope they can help you do the same.

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Blogs and Tips

Retro football shirts

Retro football shirts – A rose-tinted look back on our youth, or a commendable generation of designers?

Out with the new, in with the old. Retro shirts are as popular as ever.

Football. It can unite and divide opinion in equal measure. Whichever team you support, you will have thoughts about their chances of winning, of silverware, of securing a prize-money rich position in the table, or of survival in the current league. But what of the kits? Or, more specifically, the shirts the players of your team wear.

As a lifelong fan of football, I try not to get too misty-eyed and nostalgic about the replica shirts I owned whilst growing up, mainly due to the fact my mother discarded them as soon as I experienced a growth spurt (love you mum!). Standard fare you may think, but not for someone who is obsessed with the history of the game and their team.

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