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6 professions desperate for workers

Reading Time: 4 mins A huge number of people face unemployment thanks to coronavirus. But don’t panic: some industries are desperate for workers! If you’ve recently lost your job, or think your current job is at risk, consider taking a career shift and trying something new. Here are 7 professions you should consider if you’re looking for a change: … read more

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How Actors, Musicians, and Artists Can Earn During Coronavirus Shutdown

Reading Time: 9 mins If you’re a creative or a performer, you’re likely to be having a difficult time at the moment. With galleries, festivals and music venues closed down for the foreseeable future due to the global coronavirus pandemic, it can be hard to keep up a sustainable income. We want to help you out at this difficult … read more

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Everything You Need to Know as a Landlord During Coronavirus

Reading Time: 7 mins During the coronavirus crisis, a landlord might have a lot of questions. What are the new measures to protect your income and your tenants’ housing status? What if you’re currently looking to let your property? How about the new eviction rights? Safety is more important than ever during the coronavirus crisis, both for landlords and … read more

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Cheap food for students

Reading Time: 5 mins Eating cheaply on a student budget is important. Particularly when your loan looks like it’s evaporating at a frightening pace. Food is essential, but it needn’t swallow up your budget. By shopping around and finding deals, you can save your cash and still eat well. Follow these tips to shop smart and slash your food … read more

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Should I Go To Work? How to Know If You’re a Key Worker

Reading Time: 4 mins The latest Government instruction is to stay at home – unless you’re a key worker heading to or from work. But what is a key worker – and how do you know if you are one? We’ve heard reports of many businesses insisting their company offers vital assistance to the current coronavirus crisis (Sports Direct, … read more

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Coronavirus, Work, Benefits, and Finances: The Ultimate COVID-19 Guide

Reading Time: 36 mins Make sense of the impact of coronavirus with this COVID-19 guide. It’s finally happened: public gatherings are advised against, the hospitality industry looks set to take a hit, and we’re all being told to work from home. Schools have just been closed, too – putting sudden and huge pressure on families across the UK. This … read more

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How to Find a Job During the Coronavirus Crisis: Who’s Recruiting?

Reading Time: 10 mins Need to find a job during the coronavirus crisis? Coronavirus is a major health epidemic that’s affected job security around the globe. Many people (particularly in the leisure, hospitality, and travel industries) have been laid off. In fact, the Financial Times says 200,000 people have been laid off since February because of coronavirus (access a … read more

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Growing your own fruit and vegetables

Reading Time: 11 mins Growing your own fruit and vegetables is not only a great outdoor activity for you and your family. It also helps you avoid the genetic modification and chemical pesticides often used industrially. You’ll also reduce your carbon footprint. Many of the fruits and vegetables available for purchase in supermarkets are imported and then shipped around … read more

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Healthy, wealthy and stealthy: Why your next month needs to be meat-free

Reading Time: 4 mins Have you ever thought you could go meat-free if only for a while? The number of vegans and vegetarians is on the increase as more people are becoming aware of the massive benefits this lifestyle change can bring. Unsure if you’ve got the staying power to go meat-free? See if you can join celebrities like … read more

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Make Money Buying and Selling Second-Hand Watches

Reading Time: 10 mins Like a bargain? Excited by the idea of buying and selling collectable antiques? Already enjoy browsing specialist forums and scouring eBay? Then buying and selling second-hand watches could be for you. We’re going to give you a shortlist of the most important things you need to know about buying and selling second-hand watches. Then we’re … read more

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Coronavirus: How to make money when self-isolating

Reading Time: 8 mins Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is a big concern for everyone right now. Not only are there obvious health risks, but the social and financial burden of self-isolating and forced time off work (or even job loss) is a worry. Essential workers such as doctors and nurses, police officers, and supermarket staff are obviously unable to work … read more

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Make money being nosey

Reading Time: 10 mins Wouldn’t it be amazing to make money being nosey? Well – you can. So it’s time to put your natural curiosity to use. To get you started, here’re five funky ways of topping up the piggy bank. Write to magazines Be a journalist Be a private eye Become a competitive-intelligence researcher Ask others how they … read more

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