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Financial commitments are the true sign of lasting love

British couples are skipping conventional relationship milestones in favour of financial commitments to one another, according to new research.

Four in 10 working Brits don’t think they will ever fully retire

Four in 10 working Brits don’t think they will ever fully retire

It seems that the aspiration of a work-free life in old age is just a pipe dream for many Brits, as new research from Mintel reveals that four in 10 (39%) working Brits don’t think they will ever fully retire.

Research reveals the traits most likely to be inherited from mothers and fathers

Research reveals the traits most likely to be inherited from mothers and fathers

Virtues such as honesty, integrity and tolerance are most likely to come from mothers while courage, laziness and a good sense of direction comes from fathers, a study has found.

Buy the perfect Christmas gifts with this scientific formula

Buy the perfect Christmas gifts with this scientific formula

Experts have created a formula to help Brits buy the perfect Christmas present – taking into account the time you have left to shop, who you have to buy for and the hints you receive.

Post-Brexit Britain: What will immigration look like?

The rules surrounding immigration to the United Kingdom are set to be re-written as the country comes out of the European Union. All eyes are on this key topic – with political, economic and social implications to be felt whatever is decided.

The top 10 things getting in the way of quality time with your kids

The top 10 things getting in the way of quality time with your kids

Parents spend more time taking care of the household chores than they do playing with their children, a study has found.

What does Christmas look like in 2050? New graphic gives us a glimpse into the future

Last year we spent an average of £596 on Christmas presents, consumed around 10 million turkeys and munched our way through 10,000 mince pies!

What is probate and how is it granted?

What is probate and how is it granted?

If you have recently lost a loved one, then probate is probably a term that you've heard a few times during this stressful and traumatic time.

The top 20 white lies all parents tell their kids

The top 20 white lies all parents tell their kids

“Father Christmas is watching you,” “Carrots will make you see in the dark” and “Your pet has gone to live on a farm” are among the top white lies parents tell their kids.

Online dating for people of all ages

Online dating for people of all ages

As the internet takes over various parts of day to day life, it is no surprise that more and more people are looking for love online across all age groups.

How to make employees feel valued in the workplace

We all know that a happy workforce means a more productive workforce. So how can we make sure our employees are feeling valued?

Women expect Mr Right to spend over £1,000 on engagement ring

Women expect Mr Right to spend over £1,000 on engagement ring

The average woman expects her wedding proposal to be at a landmark in her home city, with a dazzling ring costing £1013, according to new research.

Brits willing to pay for the return of ‘priceless’ childhood toys

Toys have been named the most memorable aspect of childhood by one in 10 Brits, while two thirds (64%) admit they'd be willing to cough up the cash if it meant their safe return.

The rise of the female breadwinner

There are currently 14.53 million women in work in the UK, the joint highest level since records began in 1971.

Over half of parents say that families are not as close as they used to be

Over half of parents say that families are not as close as they used to be

Speaking at ITV’s ‘Family Planning’ event, Mintel’s Senior Trends Consultant Richard Cope reveals new research which shows parents believe family ties in the UK have reached a new low, with many struggling to find the time or money to spend on family activities.