Do you know how to say 'sorry'? As our A-Z of Modern Manners highlights, the British are particularly bad for near-compulsive apologising: saying 'sorry' when someone has barged into you.
It's a different story in business, however. In the past couple of years, we've seen more
Have you decided that 2019 is going to be the year you land your dream job? Good! Find out below how to write a CV.
You're not alone, January continues to be the busiest month of the year for job applications. So, how to write a
With whisky, bagpipes and poetry aplenty, a Burns Night supper is a lot of fun. Here's the traditional format for the evening in remembrance of the memory of Robert Burns, Scotland's most celebrated poet:
1. Before everyone sits down to eat, the host says the Selkirk
Should I tip my takeaway driver? Because things don’t always go to plan when ordering food from the many delivery apps available, here are our top tips to help you overcome the potential delivery dilemmas you could experience below and some advice on tipping.
What's your main focus for 2019? Did you pledge to get in shape? Promise yourself that you'd land your dream job? Or, maybe you said you'd be kinder to yourself this year? Read on to discover seven ways to keep motivated.
Whatever your aims, here are
If you're often left scratching your head about dress codes after receiving an invitation to a formal occasion, then you're not alone.
With so many different terms used (often for the same dress code), deciphering what the host would like you to wear can be challenging.
Think wedding lists are women's domains? Think again if you want a say in your bar set or barbecue. We know what men really want. And with Debrett's wedding list partner, The Wedding Shop, being nominated recently for Best Gift List in the British Wedding
To sit alone or with a few friends, half-drunk under a full moon, you just understand how lucky you are; it's a story you can't tell. It's a story you almost by definition can't share. I've learned in real time to look at those things
This week is the most popular time for the office party during the festive season. So, before you put on your reindeer antlers, Christmas jumper and sip that first glass of something sparkling, make sure to take a look at our do's and don'ts that will
When it comes to greeting cards in the UK, it seems we simply cannot get enough. Last year the market in the UK was valued at a whopping £1.7bn. And with a large majority of those cards being described as 'vulgar', we ask: does the