COVID-19: International Day of Families

COVID-19: International Day of Families

According to the latest official figures, there are over 20.3 million families living in the UK and Ireland. On the 15th May 2020, the world acknowledges International Day of Families, an awareness event proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in 1993. The event is...
COVID-19 Dealing with bereavement

COVID-19 Dealing with bereavement

Bereavement is difficult at the best of times. Whether sudden and unexpected, or something you’ve had time to prepare for, the loss of a loved one and the grief that comes with it are hard to bear. And when you lose someone during a time of global crisis, it’s even...
COVID-19: Improving our sleep

COVID-19: Improving our sleep

According to Chemist4U’s UK 2018 Sleep Survey, just 1 in 10 of respondents said they wake up feeling recuperated every morning. The issue is similar in Ireland; with research showing that only three in 10 Irish workers get seven to eight hours sleep a night. Mental...
COVID-19—managing mortgages and rental payments

COVID-19—managing mortgages and rental payments

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a number of profound effects on people’s lives, including their financial stability and uncertainty for individuals living in mortgaged or rental properties. The Government has implemented guidance and policies to support with these...
Preparing to return to work after COVID-19

Preparing to return to work after COVID-19

While sometimes the COVID-19 situation might feel like it’d becoming the new normal, eventually we will all return to work. Things may be slightly different—social distancing, more leeway for remote work—but inevitably, we’re all going to find ourselves back in the...