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Yep, you heard it right. My first email from Medium landed in my inbox about paying my earnings.

Wait a minute….earnings? It’s got to be a mistake, right?

I have very few followers and very few stories, so that can’t be right.

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Scientists and brewers are finding genius ways of putting all those grains to good use after making your favourite craft beers.

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Where the barrage of Christmas tradition drinking goes into full swing, breweries raise their production levels in time to meet demand.

With around two-thirds of drinkers in the UK collectively consuming more alcohol at Christmas and New Year than any other time, brewers create plenty from waste from the barley…


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As soon as I told the mortgage broker I have my own business, I got that long stare followed by silence.

Awkward.

That look of doubt and I could see the thoughts going through his head: 'Here we go again. A so-called ‘freelancer’ with no consistent income.’

Straight away, I…


Around 3 million tonnes of EXTRA waste is created at Christmas with the hoards of wrapping paper, Christmas cards, unwanted presents and plastic packaging. That’s without mentioning the food waste and broken decorations that get stepped on and thrown away.

Many shoppers are becoming increasingly aware of climate change, the…


The talk around printing your very own pair of trainers or a new saucepan set has been a hot topic when it comes to 3D printing. …


Businesses the world over are now having to rethink how they run, rejigging team and client meetings, paperwork and briefings.

With isolation comes transformation.

Lockdown doesn’t have to mean shutdown.

You can keep your business running and communication lines open with your team while everyone is working from home.

As…


The way to getting more work as a creative professional is not always about direct selling, marketing or pitching a buyer, as some people may imagine. …


Want Quick Cash? Recycle Your Phone at a Self-Serve Kiosk

How many mobile phones do you have collecting dust in your back cupboard? It’s likely you have at least one, according to research. …


6 Awesome Food Festivals to Get Your Teeth Into

Whether you’re vegan, vegetarian or just love your meat, we all love a good food fest. …


While Costa took green steps to become the UK’s first coffee provider to recycle up to 500 million cups by the end of 2020, many businesses are taking similar action.

Recyclable cups, customers bringing in their own and banning plastic straws are part of the ways that the hospitality industry…

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