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£10k gender pay gap revealed in engineering survey

According to The Engineer’s 2017 salary survey, female engineers earn an average of £10,000 less per year than their male counterparts. This was the third time the survey had been run and was based on reponses from 2743 engineers working across the UK in a number of sectors. The survey...

Robotic furniture could make small apartments feel much bigger

If you’ve ever lived in a small flat or house, you’ll have heard all the advice about making it look bigger. Put mirrors up, paint walls light colours, install robotic furniture that can transform into multiple pieces… Ok, that last one is new. Designed by Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab...

Dirty fashion – The Environmental Impact Of Our Clothes

  Our clothes impact the world around us drastically, and the rise of fast fashion is only aggravating the problem. From the pollution in the air above us to the oceans rolling into the horizon being taken over by micro-fibres, our waste is hitting hard on the environment. Here we...

In this day and age why is Grenfell still happening?

In the aftermath of one of the most horrific occurrences of recent years, it seems right that the Grenfell tragedy is reviewed and analysed with a fine-tooth comb in every aspect. So here we aim to canvas a number of articles and provide a broad insight to the talking points...

Where are all the “Real Pubs”?

Just a decade ago it would have been unimaginable that you would see a cocktail menu propped up on the bar of your favourite pub, alongside the local treacle like beer and the month old salted peanuts. But as the unrecognisable summer sun comes in to cover the UK in...

A house by any other name

Is the name given to a house really directly linked to its value? Well in the case of the number of ever increasing “new build” estates it would seem that name is in fact a valuable asset. According to recent research, developers are electing names which relate to country life...

Mo Money, Mo Problems…

The famous Notorious B.I.G song needn’t be archived to the realms of the 1990’s rap annals, as it turns out the saying is just as common place in the world of insurance. It seems the asset rich amongst us regularly make requests to insure some rather peculiar objects against the...

Gatwick maps its layout for smartphones

Where has 43.1 million passengers moving between 143 stands, 346 check-in desks and almost 30,000 square meters of retail space? The answer is the always stress-free Gatwick Airport. Navigating your way around such a metropolis of facilities can be quite challenging, especially when stuck within the sea of slow moving...

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Archive: June 2017

£10k gender pay gap revealed in engineering survey

According to The Engineer’s 2017 salary survey, female engineers earn an average of £10,000 less per year than their male counterparts. This was the third time the survey had been run and was based on reponses from 2743 engineers working across the UK in a number of sectors. The survey...

Robotic furniture could make small apartments feel much bigger

If you’ve ever lived in a small flat or house, you’ll have heard all the advice about making it look bigger. Put mirrors up, paint walls light colours, install robotic furniture that can transform into multiple pieces… Ok, that last one is new. Designed by Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab...

Dirty fashion – The Environmental Impact Of Our Clothes

  Our clothes impact the world around us drastically, and the rise of fast fashion is only aggravating the problem. From the pollution in the air above us to the oceans rolling into the horizon being taken over by micro-fibres, our waste is hitting hard on the environment. Here we...

In this day and age why is Grenfell still happening?

In the aftermath of one of the most horrific occurrences of recent years, it seems right that the Grenfell tragedy is reviewed and analysed with a fine-tooth comb in every aspect. So here we aim to canvas a number of articles and provide a broad insight to the talking points...

Where are all the “Real Pubs”?

Just a decade ago it would have been unimaginable that you would see a cocktail menu propped up on the bar of your favourite pub, alongside the local treacle like beer and the month old salted peanuts. But as the unrecognisable summer sun comes in to cover the UK in...

A house by any other name

Is the name given to a house really directly linked to its value? Well in the case of the number of ever increasing “new build” estates it would seem that name is in fact a valuable asset. According to recent research, developers are electing names which relate to country life...

Mo Money, Mo Problems…

The famous Notorious B.I.G song needn’t be archived to the realms of the 1990’s rap annals, as it turns out the saying is just as common place in the world of insurance. It seems the asset rich amongst us regularly make requests to insure some rather peculiar objects against the...

Gatwick maps its layout for smartphones

Where has 43.1 million passengers moving between 143 stands, 346 check-in desks and almost 30,000 square meters of retail space? The answer is the always stress-free Gatwick Airport. Navigating your way around such a metropolis of facilities can be quite challenging, especially when stuck within the sea of slow moving...