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How to Write an Attention-Grabbing CV

25th Jun 2020

An attention-grabbing CV is vital any time – but now, it’s even more essential as the job market gets more competitive. Research suggests that you have less than 9 seconds to make an impact with your CV on a potential employer. With such a short amount of time to make an impression you need to…

How to Find a Job After Parental Leave

22nd Jun 2020

Finding a job after taking parental leave seems very daunting, regardless of how much experience you have under your belt. Coming back to work and a new way of managing the work/life balance is challenging at best, so it’s important you take the right steps to ease into this new stage of your career as…

How to Get Work as a Beauty or Massage Therapist

20th Jun 2020

If you’re interested in the health and beauty sector, then working as a beauty or massage therapist could be a good option for you. There is a large variety in roles as well as the option to work for a salon or spa or set up your own business. Its flexibility means it’s a great…

Useful Resources for Freelancers of All Experience Levels

19th Jun 2020

More people than ever are turning their hand to freelancing and self-employment. However, running a freelance business takes a lot of effort! We’ve compiled these resources for freelancers to help. Most of them are free – or very cheap – and all will help you run a smooth business. It doesn’t matter if you’re a…

15 Frugal Living Tips to Save £5000 a Year

18th Jun 2020

Frugal living tips sound like a lot of sacrifice needs to be made. It’s not true! But it could be very necessary. As a nation we overspend massively and often beyond our budgets. More than a third of all Brits spent more than they received in income in April 2019. Continuing spending habits like this…

Pensions for the Self-Employed Explained

16th Jun 2020

When you’re on a fluctuating income – and already have to save 30% for taxes – a pension is the last thing on the list. However, pensions for the self-employed are vital for future financial security. Here’s how to set up a pension for the self-employed, and how to make sure you’re contributing regularly! When…

Surviving on a fluctuating income

16th Jun 2020

Are you trying to manage your expenses and get by, whilst not having a steady or reliable income stream? You’re not alone. With the rise of the gig economy in recent years and more people in unstable work, thousands are finding themselves with fluctuating incomes in a way that would have been unthinkable a generation…

How to Make Money with a Food Truck Business

15th Jun 2020

A food truck business could be the solution to setting up a career in catering even in the days of social distancing. Street food has seen a surge in popularity in the UK recently, and it’s easy to see why: restaurant quality meals at fast food prices. What more could you possibly want? The food…

Unfair contracts (and how to avoid them)

14th Jun 2020

Got a new contract to sign and feeling more than a bit befuddled by all the technical terms? Feel like your landlord or new gym might be trying to take you for a ride? You might be right. But there’s no reason for anyone to have to put up with unfair contracts in this day…

9 things you can swap to save cash

14th Jun 2020

If you’re looking to save cash, there are lots of ways you can do so in your daily life without a huge amount of effort. Just think about all the things that you could potentially swap, to save cash for the things that really matter. From holiday homes to your “new” sofa, there’s a whole…

IR35 for contractors explained

12th Jun 2020

IR35 is a potential change to tax law that affects contractors from April 2021. This guest article by Matt Fryer, Head of Legal Services at Brookson Group, explains everything you need to know about it. One of the reasons many people choose to contract is because it gives them greater control – over their time,…

Get ahead on your Christmas savings now!

12th Jun 2020

As much as we wish it could be Christmas every day, unfortunately it can’t. However, we can plan ahead with our Christmas savings to make sure it’s a financially stress-free time of year! We’ve all sat down to think about the ideal presents for our family and friends, only to reconsider our choices after checking…