Top tips for surviving the office Christmas party

Christmas. For many of us, the mere mention of the word sends absolute shivers down our spines. Rather than being the season of happiness and joy, there’s nothing quite like Christmas when it comes to escalating our stress levels. And is it us, or does the festive period seem to start earlier and earlier with each passing year? After all, it doesn’t seem five minutes ago since we were last dusting off the Christmas decorations, wrestling with fairy lights and…

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We wish you an energy efficient Christmas

Christmas is just a matter of days away and being the energy efficient aficionados we are, or at least try to be, the festive period has got us thinking about ways in which we can all save energy and money during the season of glad tidings and good will. Of course we’re not advocating you channel your inner scrooge, but Christmas can be a very expensive time of the year, and being the caring souls that we are, we’re all…

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2014 – a good year to go green

Please note: on 23 July 2015 the government announced that it has stopped funding for the Green Deal due to low take up of the scheme and concerns about industry standards. We’re big lovers of all things green at Holmes Media. The Hulk. Kermit the Frog. Shrek. The Green Lantern. Tree Frogs. Even broccoli! Then of course there’s the Green Deal and green energy. Oh, the list is endless!  If you didn’t know already, 2014 is the year to go…

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