December is ALMOST here! Are you excited? I am, big time. Not just because of Christmas and the prospect of saying bye to 2020, but also because the end of this year is marking a new beginning for me professionally too. We’ll get into it below. Onward, friend! What I’ve been reading – I now have 4 books on the go. I know, this is … Continue reading Happy Monday (30th November 2020)
‘ve found myself to be heading for a middle-age status overnight and with that a realisation came. As a ‘real’ adult I get to push a lot of the peer pressure aside and focus on just being who I am and spending my money accordingly. So here it is, for your delight, a list of 34 things I have completely stopped spending my money on in my early and now mid-thirties, in no particular order. Continue reading 34 things I no longer spend money on as a salty 34-year-old
This question has bothered me since joining the UK workforce. In a country where money is a hush hush affair and a huge taboo, should you be stepping out of the ranks and discussing how much you make with your peers? Yes, yes you should. But not with all of them. Continue reading Should you talk about how much you make with your colleagues?
This article is about that one time the author had to force the local authority to do work, and it it’s really worth buying an ex-council flat. Continue reading A story of one tree and a cracking wall aka what it’s really like to deal with local councils in England
Did you know that if you are employed in the UK and needing to work from home, you are entitled to tax relief? Tax relief is paid by the HMRC rather than your employer. Here is a short guide on how to claim it. I am not a financial advisor, so take this information as you would a chat with a friend in a coffee … Continue reading Tax relief if you are working from home
In this article we cover some of the more challenging ones and share advice on how to approach answering them. Continue reading The trickiest interview questions and how to answer them
Hi there. Welcome to November. NOVEMBER. Seriously, it’s November and I can’t get over how quickly the 2020 is going. I seem to have the same problem every year, but mainly because I make an effort to fill every year with adventures. 2020, less so. Anyway, let’s get into the big five. What I’ve been reading – Babel: Around the world in 20 languages by … Continue reading Happy Monday (2nd November 2020)