Engagement.

Ten Ways To Customise Your Engagement Ring

Rebecca Smyth | Posted 17.05.2017 | UK Style
Rebecca Smyth

These days, everyone wants a customised engagement or wedding ring because anything less feels impersonal. You've got a boundless imagination. It's time you found the custom-design to match it.

Millennials Are Revolutionising Not Only Weddings But Romance Itself

Rebecca Smyth | Posted 21.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Rebecca Smyth

It is no secret that wedding planning is changing. In fact, the wedding industry has arguably valued tradition more than any other, so this disruption we're seeing is more than just change--it is a revolution. And no surprise here: everyone is quick to blame millennials for this upheaval. But should we actually be thanking them?

Older And Wiser - And Good For Business

Helen Rosethorn | Posted 13.03.2017 | UK
Helen Rosethorn

Recently I saw the launch of a campaign aimed to wake up UK employers. It ought to be one that is seen as a "no brainer" by business leaders and yet I...

Engagement Could Be The Tonic To 'Tinkerbell' Theories Of Government

David Evans | Posted 08.03.2017 | UK Politics
David Evans

For my money, giving the public more say - and encouraging them to put themselves in decision-makers' shoes in so doing - is a key part of the solution. The more people are brought in on dilemmas the more the present impasse can be reduced - and the more Tinkerbell theories of government can be put to bed.

Have We Hit Peak MWC?

Andy Bloxham | Posted 07.03.2017 | UK Tech
Andy Bloxham

Peak MWC? Not on your nelly. See you in Barcelona next year.

The Best Investment You Can Make: What The High Street Can Teach Us About Employee Engagement

Amelia Kallman | Posted 28.02.2017 | UK Tech
Amelia Kallman

With the rise of online shopping, retailers were forced to rethink how they attract people to come into stores, and then how they convert those visits into sales. By giving people an in-store experience that they can't get online, brands have found the answer

How To Survive Your First Wedding Fair

Holly Poulter | Posted 27.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Holly Poulter

A big reason brides and couples come to wedding shows is because it's a great way to speak to a bunch of suppliers face-to-face at the same time. Bargain hunter brides should use the opportunity to haggle direct with them, and you'll find some will prove more than willing to do you a deal.

Citizenship Education: Looking Back, Moving Forward

Josh Dell | Posted 09.02.2017 | UK Politics
Josh Dell

Never before have the British people been asked so frequently to take decisions with monumental consequences. Yet in the build-up to the recent EU Referendum , it is arguable that one of the most common claims made by citizens young and old was "I want more information" and/or "I don't understand the issue enough to be able to vote with confidence". In this scenario, the direct democracy of a referendum is left open to manipulation by those with more information, and therefore more power. So where does the solution lie?

Expert Wanted - Must Have No Experience

Iain Hunter | Posted 02.02.2017 | UK
Iain Hunter

The sobriquets of 'old pro' and 'been doing it for years' are no longer the badges of honour of diligent, inspiring professionals who've dedicated years to becoming masters of their craft. Instead they're journeymen and women.

Boyfriend's Kiss Cam Proposal Does Not End Well

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 24.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Proposing while the infamous “kiss cam” is on you is risky to say the least. After all, there’s the possibility you’ll be turned down in front...

Thinking About Proposing? Just Don't Do It In One Of These Locations

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 16.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

So you thought that deciding to get engaged was a big deal, but now you’ve got to choose where to get down on one knee. Should you book a romantic m...

Guy's Elaborate Proposal To Childhood Sweetheart Leaves The Internet In Tears

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 12.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A boyfriend has warmed hearts around the world by giving his house an elaborate makeover to propose to his girlfriend. Marcos Uriel Banda dotted ballo...

Proposing On New Year's Eve? Buy The Ring Before Popping The Question

Robert Lane | Posted 30.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Robert Lane

It's far less pressure to spend time looking for rings online, on your own, so that you can compare gradings, carat sizes and reviews of the jewellers. You can also decide if you want to search around for discount codes or wait for a sale, which you are unlikely to do if you are shopping together.

Is Romance On The Decline In The UK? Google Says No

Robert Lane | Posted 13.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Robert Lane

The all-time peak was at the end of 2015, as people rushed to buy engagement rings for new year proposals. I expect the peak will be beaten this month (December 2016), though that's just a guess based on previous data.

Don't Let Romance Bankrupt You This Christmas

Robert Lane | Posted 09.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Robert Lane

The run up to Christmas is a golden time for engagement ring sales. If you listen carefully on Britain's high streets you can hear jewellers rubbing their hands together as clueless shoppers wander the streets looking for the perfect diamond ring in preparation for a New Year's proposal.

14 Things Men Secretly Hate About Stag Dos

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

Despite them being a rite of passage, the humble stag do has escalated from a few beers in the pub to a wallet-busting extravaganza involving lap danc...

Let's Get Serious About Engagement

Rose O'Neill | Posted 27.10.2016 | UK
Rose O'Neill

I'm passionate about engagement. However it is a term frequently banded about in the environment sector, and, if it's not done well, it's the environm...

Man Proposes To Girlfriend On One Condition - She Has To Jump Over Fire To Get Ring

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 20.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

This is the moment a woman jumped over a fire pit to say yes to her boyfriend, after he spent months perfecting his proposal – starting his planning...

19 Tweets That Accurately Sum Up Marriage

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 12.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Making the decision to walk down the aisle changes your life forever. Although we wouldn’t change our spouse for the world, we definitely would con...

Over To You: Why Active Engagement With Young People Should Be A Priority

Jackie Brock | Posted 01.09.2016 | UK
Jackie Brock

The value placed on children and young people's views and, critically, their specific involvement in making changes and seeing the impact of their views on change, is a source of continual frustration for organisations such as mine.

Team GB's Tom Bosworth Proposes To His Boyfriend On Copacabana Beach In Rio

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 16.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Another day, another Olympic proposal - and this time it’s a member of Team GB. Tom Bosworth, race walker, tweeted a photo of the moment he popped t...

Olympic Diver Gets Proposed To After Winning Silver Medal

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 15.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

For Chinese diver He Zi, the past 24 hours have been a whirlwind. On Sunday, the 25-year-old Olympian won a silver medal after an incredible finish in...

This Engagement At Rio Olympics Reminds Us All That Love Wins

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 09.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

You would have thought being picked to play sport for your country at the Rio 2016 Olympics would be the highlight of anyone’s year. But not for Bra...

Man Wakes From Coma, Proposes To Girlfriend At His Bedside

Caters | Natasha Hinde | Posted 13.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

When Kristopher Jones woke up from a coma, there was only one thing on his mind. The 29-year-old, who was so critically-ill his family and friends wer...

Woman Has Perfect Response To Trolls Who Body-Shamed Her Engagement Photos

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 07.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A nurse who was body-shamed by trolls after posting her engagement photos on Instagram has responded to haters in the best possible way. Mzznaki Tette...