Taking Care of Business: The Age UK London Business Directory

The Age UK London Business Directory is a catalogue of companies that have had all of their credentials checked and vetted by the Business Directory’s staff. The service helps to protect older people from rogue traders by only putting them in contact with the Business Directory’s trusted companies. This week I spoke to the Business Directory’s Marketing and Sales Officer Jessica Jarvis to find out more about the service and how things have changed this year: “Over the past few months we have been working to improve our service – not only for our customers, but for our businesses too. […]

Escape Bank Holiday Boredom With a Great Book

Britain has been experiencing weather conditions typical for this time of year… rain. So this May bank holiday, rather than doing battle with the elements, put the kettle on and curl up with a good book. I recommend ‘The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared’ by Jonas Jonasson. It is the story of Alan Karlsson, a centenarian, who decides on his one-hundredth birthday to abscond from his care home and see where life takes him. The tale describes historical events throughout Alan’s eventful century of life. There are mentions of the cold war, communism and the atom bomb. […]