One in three are ’round-dodgers’

One in three Brits admit to ‘dodging’ rounds in the pub, a study has revealed. Researchers found millions of drinkers admit to hiding in toilets, sneaking outside for a cigarette or even leaving the pub completely to get out of having to get some drinks in. Others owned up to claiming to have forgotten their…

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Grating vegetables into food and hanging clothes to save ironing – mum’s list of clever ‘cheats’

The average mum relies on a string of clever ‘cheats’ to get by – including passing off bought cakes as their own, spraying furniture polish when visitors are on their way and bribing the kids to get ready for school, it has been revealed. Other common cheats include freezing food for later use, grating vegetables…

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£2,537 – monthly outgoings for the average modern family

The average family’s monthly outgoings now top £2,500 – including £100 on petrol and over £100 takeaways and eating out, a new financial report has revealed. The post-budget report examined every aspect of a typical family’s monthly expenditure, including everything from groceries to kids’ pocket money. And the results show that realistically it now costs…

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Three quarters are stuck in Groundhog Day

Three quarters of Brits are living a Groundhog Day lifestyle – because they are ‘frightened of change’, a study has revealed. Researchers found as many as three quarters of us stick with the same hairstyle, the same hair colour and have the same thing for breakfast each and every day. They also have a favourite…

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