From Strictly Come Dancing to Staying Strictly Two Metres Apart: how the pandemic has hit the dancing world

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[Originally written for and published by Empoword Journalism]

24/05/2020

The nature of certain hobbies has allowed for them to prosper during the pandemic, with the sales of the likes of jigsaws, craft equipment, and flour having skyrocketed. Partner dancing however, is quite a different story.

The Untouchables (2020): Directed by Dominic Cummings

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[Originally written for and published for Empoword Journalism]

24/05/2020 

Recent allegations made against Dominic Cummings and the resulting surge of government support for his actions have shrouded the Prime Minister’s chief advisor in a cloak of invulnerability. While many have criticised Cummings’ behaviour, the response has raised questions that go beyond the chief aide himself: are our (mostly) elected representatives becoming a group of untouchables?

Industries that will boom after coronavirus

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Coronavirus has brought the world to a standstill, and as a result many businesses are struggling to stay afloat. However, some industries, such as those focusing on home entertainment or dealing in essentials such as groceries, have actually seen profits increase, and are likely to continue to do so post-pandemic. While other industries that may be struggling now will see a boom once the COVID-19 crisis is over. These are the industries that are are going to boom, or will continue to boom, in the aftermath of the pandemic.

Angelique Terrelonge: Fashion, feathers, and their ability to empower women

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[Originally written for and published by The Clothing Lounge]

Motivated by her want to empower women through fashion, Angelique Terrelonge’s eye-catching pieces embody the luxury of fur without the bad conscience. How? With feathers.

Sitting down to chat with Angelique I was intrigued to hear more about feathers as a replacement to fur and came away inspired by a woman determined to use her talents to improve the lives of others.

Ethical investing: the myths debunked

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19 November 2019

We debunk four myths about ethical investing to see how it can make you richer whilst you invest in causes that you support.

Ethical investing has been something of a financial hot topic over the past couple of years.

Whilst more people are paying attention to how ethically their money is being invested, there is also a lot of false information doing the rounds regarding where it’s being invested and the actual impact that it’ll have.

To help cut through the noise about this topic, we’ve debunked four of the most common misconceptions about ethical investing.

The shocking effect the pandemic will have on global poverty

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Predicting the impact on global poverty

Anticipating exactly what the future has in store feels like an impossible task in these unprecedented and precarious times – what is clear however, is that the poor will be worst affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. This is the shocking impact that the virus will likely have on the world’s most vulnerable.