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Dust off your superhero outfit and join in!

Do you fancy being a superhero for the day? Well, you’re in luck, the 5th May is superhero day and people all over the country will be dressing up to mark the occasion. As a nationwide business, with our roots plated in the North East, we’ll be doing our part too, as we team up […]

ScS employees raise £10,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support

A team of employees at ScS have raised £10,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support by completing a 100-mile walking challenge, including the entire 84 miles of Hadrian’s Wall and a further 16 miles completing a coast-to-coast walk, to finish at the company’s Sunderland store, on Borough Road. A number of members of our HR and Payroll team […]

The perfect family holiday destinations on a budget

Are you on the lookout for a late deal on a family holiday? To help you get started, we’ve done our research and selected our top five favourite family holiday destinations on a budget, based on the advice of travel experts. Barcelona, Spain Barcelona offers a beautiful balance of beaches and a vibrant city lifestyle, […]

The cast of Friends – where are they now?

In a previous blog, we looked at our favourite TV sofa moments from Friends, The Big Bang Theory and How I Met Your Mother. On a daily basis, endless re-runs of these shows can be found on TV, and there’s nothing like curling up on the sofa, watching easy TV. Friends is still as popular […]

ScS HR team stand together to raise funds for MacMillan Cancer Support

Fighting cancer is one of the biggest battles that some of us may have to face. This battle is a very real and personal one to our HR team, with three members of the team fighting and surviving cancer. In celebration of our lovely staff beating the disease, the HR department has decided to stand […]

Get your beach body ready for summer!

Will you be sun seeking this summer? That beach body isn’t going to get itself in shape – it’s time to shake yourself and get motivated to exercise. With Christmas finally out of the way, and a holiday to pay for, you probably don’t want to be adding a gym membership to your costs, but […]

Our favourite Easter traditions

Easter is fast approaching, and many of you will be debating how to spend your bank holiday weekend. With an unprecedented four day weekend, you want to make sure you spend the time wisely, and we’re here to offer you some advice. Easter traditions have been passed down through family generations, and many of them […]

Going to stay with a friend or relative this spring? You might want to reconsider!

One in four of us refuse to have guests stay 15% of us don’t give clean sheets or towels 22% of us don’t bother cleaning at all With springtime upon us, we carried out a study to find out just how much spring cleaning Brits plan on doing before having guests to stay the night. We surveyed […]

Design your own Easter eggs

Easter is just around the corner, and it’s time to get crafty. The bank holiday weekend means you’ll need plenty of activities to keep your kids busy, and we’ve got you covered. The shops are filled with Easter eggs, and you could just pick one off the shelf… but, where’s the fun in that? Why […]

Revealed: The top five funniest sofa moments in British TV history

We’re used to sitting on the sofa to tune into our favourite shows, but the simple sofa can also be the star of the scene, as new research into our funniest TV moments shows. We polled the public to discover the top sofa moments from British TV, spanning the country from the home of The […]