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Signs you may have an allergy

It’s thought that 1 in 4 people in the UK  to suffer from some form of allergy. Some of the most common examples include hayfever (pollen allergy), insect sting allergies, nut allergies, dust mite allergies and animal hair allergies. An allergy occurs when the immune system mistakes a food or substance as harmful. This triggers…

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Black Lives Matter

Dear Precious Community, I want to take a moment to acknowledge the events that have taken place over the last few weeks. I want to make a clear statement on behalf of myself and PRECIOUS. Like many of you, I have been hurting over the most recent outbursts of violence against Black bodies in the…

A New Way of Working – Freelancing in a Post COVID-19 World

Freelancers have been disproportionately affected by the lockdown restrictions surrounding COVID-19.  Now that some restrictions are slowy being  lifted, the world is going to continue to be a different place on the other side of the pandemic.   The freelance community will have to try and adapt as best it can to these new circumstances.   …

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Eating, living and staying healthy during Covid-19

Life right now may seem like the stuff of movies. You know, like the one featuring Morgan Freeman as President of the United States? But it’s not a movie, COVID-I9 is real,  as is the lockdown that we’ve been living in. With vaccination trials still ongoing and speculation rife about the causes and the cures,…

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Is Neurodiversity the new black?

Many hundreds of thousands of black and other minority men, women and children happen to have a neurodiversity – defined as a variation in how the human brain processes information, thinks, learns, socialises, feels and behaves.  Examples of neurodiversity are autism (Autistic Spectrum Condition), ADHD, Dyslexia and Tourette Syndrome. Neurodiversity, like any diversity, is about…

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In search of the right bra | Natalie Joseph

Picture this – you’re about to get dressed, you stand naked in front of the mirror, then stare hopelessly into your drawer full of stretched out, torn, discoloured, damaged or too small bras. If the truth be told all these bras have seen better days. Nonetheless, you’re left wondering which one of those tired looking…

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The story behind BIND London and why Rihanna’s Vogue cover mattered

What do you think of when you hear the word ‘durag’? Does Vogue magazine come to mind? Probably not. That’s why the latest Vogue cover was such a jaw dropping moment for me. Let me explain. My name is Kayleigh Benoit and I’m the founder of BIND London, a high-fashion sportswear brand. As someone passionate…

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Nine tips to help your product-based business survive and thrive during COVID-19

During a time of uncertainty it’s important not to get overwhelmed or stressed out. I know that’s easy to say, so having a plan of action really helps. Below is a list of actions you can take to help you continue to make sales, gain new customers, clear overstocks and plan ahead. They will help…

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Movers and Shakers | Grace Francis | DramEd

Grace Francis is the founder of DramEd, a company that creates creative educational experiences for families and children. DramEd celebrates performers and aims to play a significant role in making space for performing arts in childhood education. The company incorporates DramEd Educators, which deliver classes that teach core subjects through performing arts. Since launch they…

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Movers and Shakers | Yemi Penn | Entrepreneur

Yemi Penn is a multiple entrepreneur. As well as managing her engineering consultancy in Sydney, Australia, she is also the founder of W Squared Coaching that seeks to empower others to live their best life, at the same time helping organisations build high-performing teams. She recently opened an F45 gym in Brixton to bring people…