Blog - October 2019

  • Trick or treat!

    Posted on Thursday, October 31, 2019 by Klaudia StybulkowskaNo comments

    It’s here! It’s here! No, not the snow, but Halloween! You already know that Halloween is celebrated across the world on the night of 31st October. But how did it all start and what’s its meaning? The origin of Halloween The Celts, who lived 2,000 years ago, mostly in the area that is now Ireland, the United Kingdom and northern France, celebrated their new year on November 1. This day marked the ...

  • Brexit and the labour market

    Posted on Thursday, October 24, 2019 by Klaudia Stybulkowska1 comment

    With Halloween coming up very soon, you may not have noticed what’s going on in politics. On Tuesday evening (22 nd of October 2019), MPs have voted to allow the government's bill to go forward to the next stage in the process . However, they have rejected the rapid timetable, which leaves everyone uncertain about what’s going to happen on the 31 st of October. Impact on businesses Brexit ...

  • Anti-Slavery Day 2019

    Posted on Friday, October 18, 2019 by Klaudia StybulkowskaNo comments

    Hi Everyone! Did you know that today is Anti-Slavery Day (18th October 2019)? Although, we may think that this topic is not relevant to us or our surroundings, slavery did not end with abolition in the 19th century. Instead, it changed its forms and continues to harm people in every country in the world, some examples include forced labour, child labour, human trafficking or forced and early ...

  • World Mental Health Day 2019

    Posted on Thursday, October 10, 2019 by Klaudia StybulkowskaNo comments

    Hi Everyone! Today, we would like everyone reading our Blog post to focus on the importance of our mental health and see what we can do as a community to raise awareness. Each year the World Federation for Mental Health has a different theme and this year’s focus is suicide prevention. Every year close to 800,000 people globally take their own life and there are many more people who attempt ...