Christmas Party

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 27.11.2014 | 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...

My Threads: A Christmas Party Outfit For Him

Darren Kennedy | Posted 29.01.2013 | UK Style
Darren Kennedy

The festive seasons presents many an awkward sartorial scenario, no more so than when it comes to dressing for the much-hyped (READ: dreaded) Christmas party.

Meet the Musicians Part One: Christmas Party Etiquette

Fiona Brice | Posted 13.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Fiona Brice

The C-bomb has dropped and soon we will all be bobbing about on a heaving sea of booze and ill-fitting paper crowns. For freelance musicians this means just one thing: we are about to enter the peculiar world of the seasonal corporate event.

12-Week Christmas Party Diet

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle

According to a leading weight-loss aid manufacturer, Brits planning to get their bodies in shape for the party season should start their diets today. ...

Family Of Missing Teenager In Emotional Plea For Information

PA | Posted 27.02.2012 | UK

The distraught family of a missing teenager have made an emotional plea for information as the search for his whereabouts enters its tenth day. Hay...

What Happens When Two 'Thieves' Gatecrash A Police Christmas Party?

PA | Posted 23.12.2011 | UK

Two suspected thieves were arrested when they walked into a pub where police were holding their Christmas party. While celebrating in south London ...

Police Called Out To Their Own Christmas Party

PA | Posted 19.12.2011 | UK

Police have been called out to their own CID Christmas party. Staff at the Staincliffe Hotel, in Seaton Carew, near Hartlepool, reported that three...

Mother Dies Walking Home From Christmas Party

PA | Posted 17.02.2012 | UK

A mother of two young children was killed when she was hit by a vehicle while walking home from a Christmas party. Lisa Suddart, 3...

If You Like the Tree, Why do You Cut it Down?

Dr Lynette Nusbacher | Posted 14.02.2012 | UK
Dr Lynette Nusbacher

Many British Jews celebrate Christmas. Christmas is so overwhelming here that it's hard not to: so much of the culture, entertainment, economy and rhythm of work is Christmas-based that it's hard to avoid.