Picnic without the waste!

It’s August and the weather has been hotting up and the lock-down rules are relaxing – but you may still just want to keep it in the family or extended social bubble with a picnic…

Give a boat a new life

If like Jo, our Founder and CEO, and our CTO Stephen you have boats and boat bits knocking about why not give them a new life out of the water? If it is a new…

Beer, the pub and upcycling

A great British pass time is visiting the local pub. Our local has been the life blood of our village. They have delivered food to vulnerable, self-isolating and shielding people day in and day out…

Mental Health, COVID 19 and how we are…

There is a weird phenomenon developing. Some of the world and its workers are returning to a relatively ‘normal’ life. But many are still 'locked up' working from home. There are lots of businesses with…

The old used in new renovations

Over the last few years there has been an upsurge in making more of what you have rather than splashing cash and moving house. Lots of people are taking control of their own lives and…

The changing workforce

As life speeds up and we know that change is not the C word, what do we need to think about? Let’s think, first, about the fourth industrial revolution. What does that mean? The history…

Our world of work

2 Hand is a start-up. We have always worked remotely. We know that this pandemic has forced the adoption of new ways of working for many more established businesses. They’ve needed to re-imagine their workplaces…

Get Busy – Upcycling Ideas

With time still on my hands there are some house projects I want to get on with. I’ve been collecting ideas from some very inspirational people and thought you might like to hear about what…

UK Holiday ideas

Holidays abroad have been cancelled for many, And if not cancelled many people are opting to stay here and make the most of our beautiful country. Whether it’s a luxury short break or a camping…