Paid clinical trials with Covance, what’s in it for you?

Paid clinical trials with Covance, what’s in it for you?

Paid clinical trials with Covance – what’s in it for you? Tucked into a discreet corner of the University of Leeds campus stands a renovated Georgian mansion. People from all walks of life come and stay here for anything from 2 -31 days at a time, playing computer games, taking strolls on the lawn and being fed 3 home-cooked meals per day. How much does this cost them? Nothing – in fact, they get paid from…

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How to Tackle Stress, is Reading the Secret Weapon?

How to Tackle Stress, is Reading the Secret Weapon?

Over the years, how to tackle stress has become more and more of a modern problem. There are a number of remedies out there, some of which work very well and others which are nothing more than snake oil. But what if you want to beat stress without resorting to medications or visits to the doctor? There may just be a way in a form that’s part of the fabric of our society: reading. That’s…

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How to Earn Extra Cash without a Full-Time Job

How to Earn Extra Cash without a Full-Time Job

Just because you’re retired doesn’t mean you’re averse to a nice little earner, right? But without a full-time job to fall back on, finding ways to make a little bit of extra pocket money can be tricky. After all, knocking on doors and cleaning cars isn’t quite the right area of employment for the over-50s. However, because we now live in a world that’s focused heavily on the internet, there are opportunities aplenty – if…

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The Secret 10 Minute Workout You Can Do from the Comfort of Home

The Secret 10 Minute Workout You Can Do from the Comfort of Home

Yes there is a 10 Minute Workout that works & you can do it from home! Keeping fit and active is difficult at any age, but for the over-50s there are often even more hurdles (if you’ll pardon the pun) to overcome. But contrary to what lots of people think, keeping yourself fit and active doesn’t always mean needing to go to a gym three times a week. In fact with the 10 minute workout,…

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Staying in the Loop: Your Social Networking Crash Course

Staying in the Loop: Your Social Networking Crash Course

Try as you might, you simply can’t escape it: social media is everywhere. And because that old adage: “If you can’t beat them, join them” still rings true, we thought we’d put together a social networking crash course. So if you don’t know a tweet from a Like, our handy reference guide to social networking should help a little. We’ll cover all of the major social networks that are most popular today, including both personal…

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The Basics of Bitcoin: What’s the Fuss about Digital Currency?

The Basics of Bitcoin: What’s the Fuss about Digital Currency?

What is Digital Currency & what are Bitcoins? Over the past year or two, there has been increasing media coverage of so-called digital currencies like Bitcoin. But it’s not always made clear in these discussion what bitcoin actually is, so the who conversation can be somewhat confusing. With that in mind, it seems to make sense to take some time to explain the basics of bitcoin, and why it has caused such a ripple across…

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