Christmas Party

The Alternative Office Christmas Party With My Small Colleagues

Andrew Robinson | Posted 12.12.2016 | UK Parents
Andrew Robinson

The office Christmas party season is upon us! Yay. Time to meet with work colleagues for the annual knees-up to celebrate the holiday period over food...

An Etiquette Guide To Fun Casinos: How Not To Be A Nob At Your Christmas Party

Samantha Rea | Posted 12.12.2016 | UK Comedy
Samantha Rea

As December rolls round, so do work Christmas parties, and the sort of behaviour that should see you having a stern word with yourself. No, I don't ca...

The Art Of The Craft: Ten Of The Coolest Craft Beer Brands Around

Dan Flanagan | Posted 25.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dan Flanagan

The craft beer industry has grown, at an incredibly fast rate, over the last few years. Not only has it spawned a generation of bearded blokes with be...

11 Signs You’ve Reached Peak Mulled Wine

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 07.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

It’s official, mulled wine season is here, and if you’re anything like us you’ve been eagerly anticipating this day since last Christmas. Mulle...

Commuters Throw A Christmas Party On The 8am Train To Work

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Six commuters held a Christmas party on their way to work - and it looks like they had a whale of a time. Chris Lines, along with five pals, decide...

Christmas Party Survival Guide for Contact Lens Wearers

Brendan O' Brien | Posted 10.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Brendan O' Brien

Ask any contact lens wearer what frustrates them about preparing for Christmas parties and they'll probably tell you the same thing; lenses, lenses, lenses. Wear them for too long and your eyes can feel dry.

How to Party Like a Mother at Christmas

Yvette Lamb | Posted 07.12.2016 | UK Parents
Yvette Lamb

So your partner is out on his Christmas Do, cramming 12 months of no social life into six hours. At home it's just you and the baby who is asleep... for the moment. You are alone, you are bored. It's Christmas damn it!

Christmas Parties - What to Wear

Ivy Ekong | Posted 04.12.2016 | UK Style
Ivy Ekong

Christmas can be a busy time of the year, especially if you have kids, but the selecting of the outfit for your Christmas Parties is something that shouldn't be left until the last minute. You have to look your best and that takes a little bit of forward planning. So what are this year's big trends for some inspiration?

What Do Nutritionists Eat And Drink When They're Hungover?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Preskey | Posted 24.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

December is called the festive season, when it really should be called hangover month. But while every person has his/her own hangover remedy (usu...

Are You the Christmas Party Performing Chimp?

Carrie Armstrong | Posted 09.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Carrie Armstrong

If you are going to black-out at 10pm, why not just go home? What's the difference between leaving a party early, and drinking to oblivion early? Either way you are intentionally checking out and not being there anymore. The only difference really is feeling the pressure of expectation. Of being other people's chimp. Performing for drinks and approval.

Tips for Navigating the Holiday Party Season Gluten Free

Caz Roberts | Posted 02.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Caz Roberts

The holiday season and the parties in the run up to Christmas can be a total minefield for coeliacs and those with gluten intolerance. Whether it is a cocktail party or an office Christmas lunch, there are lots potential hurdles. But if you plan ahead, you can still have as much fun as everybody else.

How To Not Make An Arse Of Yourself At The Christmas Party

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 07.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Tis the season to be jolly party. With Chrimbo party season in full swing, we've pulled together some top tips so that you and your work pals can g...

Top Ten Tips to Escape a Hangover | Posted 23.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Planning a big Christmas night out? There's no need to suffer a shocking headache to prove it. Here are our top 10 tips to help you escape a hangover.

Dressing for the Office Christmas Party, Take a Reality Check

Jan Shure | Posted 15.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jan Shure

Hands up anyone who has bought a full-on, sequins, lace or sheer party frock to wear for the so-called "party season". No, thought not. Because, let's be totally honest here, despite all the magazine articles... very few women actually wear a full-blown party frock for the office "do".

The 12 Diets Of Christmas

Holly Kingston | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Holly Kingston

Now we're in December, there is an imminent and urgent issue to contend with. The Christmas party dress. According to a new survey, 73% of women will wear a little black dress to the office Christmas party. Alas, 52% of us also want to lose at least nine pounds beforehand.

The Christmas Party

Furquan Akhtar | Posted 13.02.2014 | UK Comedy
Furquan Akhtar

Although it doesn't stop there. The gossip has now taken on a life of its own. It's like a bad (secretly amazing) Katy Perry song. You wake up with a napkin stuck to your face and a host of notifications and texts. Each one more deplorable than the last.

'The Winter Party' - HR Rebrand the Christmas Social

Chris Rooney | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Chris Rooney

The office was busy for a Friday afternoon but I had committed to the action and was determined to see it through. I went into the toilet and checked myself in the mirror; I straightened my tie then donned the large Santa hat. I turned to the side, someone else would make this look good, I thought.

How to Lie Your Sober Ass Off Through Your Christmas Party

Carrie Armstrong | Posted 09.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Carrie Armstrong

I'm not here to tell you to be out and proud and publicly sober during Christmas. It's pointless. And it won't work. It's about doing what makes you feel most comfortable. Getting the attention off you and back onto everyone else. So here's a few handy lies to tell your office drinking cronies.

Five Tips to Survive the Holidays

Emma Brooke | Posted 08.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Emma Brooke

I'm the first to admit that for those of you who have families to support, families with expectations of lovely presents wrapped in shiny paper for the cat / dog / tortoise to try to eat off overnight, the run up to Christmas is nothing but scary stress and you can't wait for it to be over.

Weight Loss: Ten Tips for Getting Through the Christmas Party Season

Dr Khandee Ahnaimugan | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Khandee Ahnaimugan

Christmas can be a difficult time if you're trying to lose weight. It's all the parties, the mince pies, the chocolates and of course alcohol which make it so hard to stay on track. The usual response is to think "I'll just deal with my weight after Christmas". But do you really want to get to New Year's day, step on the scales and see that they're up five pounds? Of course not.

Brogan Driscoll

The Morning After The Night Before Brekkie: The Ultimate Hangover Cure Or A Waste Of Cash? | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 05.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle

With decades of drinking under our belts, HuffPost UK have tried every hangover cure under the morning-after-the-night-before sun. Bacon butties, B...

Why Drinking Vodka Redbulls And Jäger Bombs Could Be Seriously Bad For Your Health

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Mixing energy drinks with alcohol is riskier than just drinking alcohol alone, according to a new study that examines the impact of a growing trend am...

Surviving the Festive Period

Iain Mahony | Posted 23.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Iain Mahony

Alcohol is ubiquitous at this time of year. Abstinence may make you feel virtuous but can also be dull. If you do drink, I'd advocate men avoiding beer. Beer increases levels of an enzyme called aromatase. This converts testosterone into oestrogen and leads to fat deposition around the pectoral - the dreaded man boobs. Stick to a few glasses of good quality red wine instead.

Christmas Party HR Hangovers: Advice for Employers

Claire Morley-Jones | Posted 12.02.2013 | UK
Claire Morley-Jones

Apparently a quarter of Brits will kiss at the Christmas party, with 55% of us cheeky HR professionals admitting to a festive clinch with a colleague! These types of statistics don't surprise me.

Andy Carroll 'Gouged Photographer'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.12.2012 | UK Sport

West Ham striker Andy Carroll has been quizzed by Dublin Police for allegedly 'gouging a Sun photographer in the eye', reports the Daily Mail. Padd...