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JLS set to embark on comeback tour with vocal powerhouse Cassa Jackson

Cassa Jackson, famed for her deep and honest songs about romantic relationships, is taking to the big stage in a big way. JLS picked Jackson to support them on their arena tour of the UK, part of their #BeatAgain comeback tour.

She will be supporting the 00s pop legends all over the country, including arenas in Bournemouth and Brighton - so get a ticket while you still can!

Also coming from the rising pop songstress is the 'I Don't Like It When You Talk About Her' EP.

Five tracks and a myriad of complicated and tangled up emotions later, and Cassa Jackson has...

Smart shopping – New study ranks the top countries with the savviest consumers

Authored by Frank Parker
Posted: Mon, 09/06/2021 - 12:29pm

A new study by online savings platform BravoVoucher reveals the top countries with the savviest consumers as part of the Smart Shopper Index, a global ranking of the top countries where consumers are the savviest with their spending habits and their savings.

France crowned top country for smart shopping

The study analysed several consumer habits including household savings and debt, purchase consideration, overall spending relative to cost of living, and food spending relative to cost in all OECD countries for which data was available, and aggregated these in a points-based index...

How to host an event safely post Covid

Authored by Val Watson
Posted: Thu, 09/02/2021 - 7:12am

Even with restrictions gone, there is still a lot of people adhering to the rules of the past 18 months. As such, if you’re hosting an event, it may be best to do the same. If people see your event isn’t taking into consideration health concerns, you may risk losing ticket sales.

So how can you host your event safely post COVID so that everyone feels comfortable attending?

Saniti s ation stations

Just about every restaurant, shop, and hotel across the country has had sanitisation stations set up for over a year, and it’s a good idea to keep them – especially if...

Discover what’s on across the South West coast

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Tue, 08/31/2021 - 10:11pm

Beach Check UK is an innovative new app which allows visitors to check the status of a beach before they arrive in order to avoid congested beaches, and to see at a glance the ability for social distancing to be maintained. The app also provides information on parking, toilet facilities, areas that welcome dogs and much more. The free-to-use app is downloadable from Google Play and the Apple App store (with no in-app purchases necessary). It is simple to use, allowing you to check individual beaches and to see a map showing red (crowded) amber (less congested) and green (uncongested)...

Exeter biker organises world's first global motorbike ride in memory of those lost during pandemic

An ambitious worldwide memorial motorbike ride is to take place on Sunday 5th September 2021 following the sun across 99 countries, starting in New Zealand, and ending in Alaska in memory of those we have lost through the pandemic.

Ride Global is the brainchild of David Greensmith, who lives and works in Exeter, Devon, following the sudden and unexpected death of Alan Lewis, a family member through Covid-19. A keen motorcyclist and true altruistic, Mr. Greensmith’s vision to bring together bikers from around the world is to help raise funds to fight Coronavirus. All profits will be...

Does an IQ test show your real intelligence level?

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Posted: Mon, 08/30/2021 - 6:29am

An IQ test is an evaluation that summarises a scope of psychological capacities and gives a score that is used to understand the capacities and potential of a person. Intelligence level tests are among the most usually managed mental tests in the world.

The history

IQ test was known as the Binet Simon test in history. A French psychologist developed this type of test in the 19thcentury and these tests were used for children with special needs. This test was utilized to help those children who required extra time of learning other than their school time learning. With the...

Areas of the UK that would take the most years to save up for an average UK wedding

Authored by Liv Butler
Posted: Tue, 08/24/2021 - 11:11pm

With the UK Wedding Report (2020) finding that the average cost of a UK wedding (excluding the engagement ring and honeymoon) is £16,005, getting married is one of the most expensive things a couple will ever have to pay for.

Some of the expenses you’ll have to account for when planning your wedding include venue hire, catering including a wedding cake, bride and bridesmaid dresses with accessories, flowers, invitations and transport, as well as fees for a photographer, hair and makeup artist, registrar and musicians. Delving deeper into the results, the report found that the...

Foot Anstey's Islamic Finance team advise on hat-trick of high-profile deals

The Islamic Finance team at national law firm, Foot Anstey LLP has advised on three major deals over the last month.

The team's trio of deals has included advising Bahrain-based institutional investor Black Sand Real Estate W.L.L on a £42m corporate acquisition, acting for Riyad Bank (London Branch) on a £17.5m refinance of a fully-let Grade A office asset, and advising Bank of London & The Middle East (BLME) on its new terms and conditions for the first Islamic international digital bank, Nomo.

Leading on the corporate acquisition for Black Sand Real Estate was Partner...

Which stock picking service is best in 2021

Investing in stocks wisely and correctly can sometimes be challenging due to rapidly changing market values. That's why many people invest in some excellent stock picking services that can help you stay updated with all the latest news, trends, and market values.

Also, these services let you know which stocks you should buy and which will not be very profitable.

In this way, investors save their time of hard work of research and analysis by paying a certain amount as the subscription to these services. Many companies are offering these services but do you know which ones...

No one is safe from the data breach epidemic

Authored by Frank Parker
Posted: Fri, 08/06/2021 - 10:49pm

There were more than 8,600 data breaches between 2005 and 2018, exposing more than a billion private information of US citizens. The overwhelming majority of these reports were the result of business hacks. In March 2005, the shoe manufacturer DSW experienced the first data leak, which exposed over a million documents, including people's names and credit card numbers. These attacks have become more frequent since then.

What is a data breach?

When there is a data breach, hackers gain access to personal data, which can then be sold to criminals and used to commit identity...

Low profile engagement rings setting the trend among buyers of minimal and practical rings

When it comes to engagement rings, most women favour the fancy ones which typically feature high settings, chunky rocks, and designs so unique that they make jaws drop. While all that sounds grandiose, in reality, these rings pose more inconvenience in everyday lives than one anticipates.

Rings with the above features are quick to bumps, scratches, and tugs. They are a pain for people with an active lifestyle and they need an awful lot of maintenance. The truth is you don’t need to go through so much trouble to make a fashion statement. Low profile engagement rings too can...

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