Being a part of generation rent in the UK generally means you live at the whims of your landlord whether they are reliable or complete scamming cowboys. And if you rent in London chances are you are paying more monthly than people across the country do on their mortgages. But there is finally a silver… Continue reading There is finally a glimmer of hope for renters
It can be a misleading world of companies using labels that do not actually have any legal meaning or actual certification. To myth-bust any brand that says they are cruelty-free or do not test on animals simply do a google search to see if they are owned by companies that do test such as L'oreal… Continue reading 10 affordable brands that do not test on animals
The spring budget for the government is given by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, currently The Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP, to the House of Commons outlining the state of the economy and the government’s proposals for changes to taxation. However, this has been the last spring budget as the 2016 Autumn Statement announced, following the 2017 Spring… Continue reading The government budget: what you need to know
Meet Emma Louise Flood aka Emii Lou Ryot. She works in the legal sector by day with a side hustle as the creative director of Ryot GRL, a make-up collective. Emma and her friend Rosin started the business in March last year. They both worked on make-up counters throughout their time studying for their degrees.… Continue reading Meet the GRL who balances a career in law with a creative side hustle
Millennials have more shopping choices than any other generation before. But they do not base their choice entirely on what is the cheapest despite also being the most cash-strapped generation. Neilson, a consumer research company, found that millennials who are willing to pay more for products and services that come from companies who are committed… Continue reading Which is the most ethical supermarket?
The Union of Kingston Students (UKS) is set to take a stance and support the ban of fur on student’s projects after a motion was passed to do so at the second Big Student Meeting earlier this month. There are currently no rules in place to prohibit the use of fur in student projects. Simon Plazolles-Hayes,… Continue reading Union of Kingston Students to support ban on use of fur in student projects
KU student meets the family of the selfless eight-year-old boy who gave his heart valve to save her life Written by Sarah Sinclair on March 14 2017 Katy Portell’s life was saved 23 years ago – with the help of an eight-year-old boy called PJ. Katy, 27, a master’s student studying public relations and corporate… Continue reading KU student meets the family of the selfless eight-year-old boy who gave his heart valve to save her life | The River