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Dream job tasting prosecco

Get paid to taste test PINK Prosecco

Know the difference between DOC & the average bottle of bubbly? Does the sound of a bottle popping fill your heart with bubbles? Then the job of the world's first Pink Prosecco Tester is probably for you. 

140 years in the making, PINK Prosecco will be one of the first rosé...

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Matt Allwright is supporting a new Crimestoppers hotline

Matt Allwright joins Crimestoppers helping the public to spot signs of Covid fraud

Authored by Lifestyle Editor

Matt Allwright is supporting a new Crimestoppers hotline that has been launched to help stop fraudsters illegally targeting Covid stimulus schemes.

In an initiative between government and the independent charity Crimestoppers, the public can now call the new Crimestoppers COVID Fraud Hotline (0800 587 5030) anonymously and free of charge to report suspected fraudulent activity or a...

 The cost of car insurance in the UK is now on a steadier trajectory

Car insurance costs accelerate after COVID slowdown

Authored by Lifestyle Co Editor

The temporary easing of coronavirus measures over the summer has brought with it some stability to motor premiums, according to research by data insight specialist Consumer Intelligence.

After tumbling 2.5% in the two months following lockdown in March, the cost of car insurance in the UK is now on a steadier trajectory – rising just 0.1% in the last three months.

However,...

Lost Universe is recruiting for a seriously dreamy job, a geek movies and TV binge-watcher

Dream job a company pays you to binge-watch superhero movies & TV

Authored by Lifestyle Co Editor

Pop-culture online retailer Lost Universe is recruiting for a seriously dreamy job, a geek movies and TV binge-watcher. All that’s required for the role is to rate three movies or TV episodes of choice from the latest superhero/Sci-Fi/fantasy releases.

The opportunity is a one-off project which will pay one talented movie or TV fanatic £300 for their binge-watching efforts, gift them...

BLOOM Gin is giving budding female entrepreneurs the chance to win a share of £25,000

Calling all female entrepreneurs chance to win £25k to fund passion project

Authored by Lifestyle Editor

The all-female team behind BLOOM Gin is giving budding female entrepreneurs the chance to win a share of 25,000 GBP to fund their ‘Passion Project’, taking their passions in life and turning them into a business reality, in an effort to further increase the number of female-run businesses in the UK. The initiative follows research from the gin brand, which polled 2,000 UK women aged 25 and...

Your first name can cost you your first impression

What your name reveals about your relationship with money

Authored by Ed Barker

Your first name can cost you your first impression when it comes to your relationship with money, a recent study has found. Michael's are most likely to not buy their round at the pub (15%), 'forget' to wash their hands (19%) and blow all their wages in one go (13%). In contrast, David's are intelligent, trustworthy and financially savvy.

The study carried out by the comparison and...

Enjoy Stevie serves up restaurant deals all over the country

The South Triumphs in Battle of the UK’s Thriftiest Cities

Authored by Claire Roberts

After gathering Google search term data from 2019 and 2020, restaurant discount app, Enjoy Stevie, discovers which cities are the keenest to bag a bargain in the UK. After analysing the findings, the results are in—the South is thriftier than the North!

The North and the South have come up against one another time and time again, showing an ever-lasting competitive spirit. But, in...

Companies are finding it difficult to keep millennials

That millennial in your office? They only plan on staying there for two years

Authored by James Carter

Companies are finding it difficult to keep millennials – people who grew up in an age of rapid technological advances – to stay in their jobs for any period of time, and the internet's to blame.

The internet has become an integral tool for many workers around the world, but it's also seen as a way out to a better salary, says a British office health and safety software company....

CTF accounts mature for thousands of teenagers

Thousands of teenagers to get access to pot of money each over the next nine years

Authored by James Carter

Thousands of teenagers in the South West are set to benefit for the first time from money in Child Trust Funds (CTFs) that has been waiting for them since they were young children.

Since 2002, around 6.3 million CTF accounts have been set up, roughly 4.5 million by parents or guardians and a further 1.8 million set up by HMRC where parents or guardians did not open an account. In the...

Toys that are worth thousands of pounds

Investing in THESE Toys Can Make You a Millionaire

Authored by Ed Barker

Over the past 6 months, we’ve all had a lot of extra time on our hands and have been using that time to clear out all the nooks and crannies in our homes that have been untouched for years.

These clear outs have filled our hearts with nostalgia, as we go through old photo albums, clothes we no longer fit in and childhood toys.

Although toys might not seem likely contenders...

Office workers making savings over lockdown

Office workers £500 a month better off working from home

Authored by James Carter

Employees who have been lucky enough to keep their jobs and working from home during the pandemic have found themselves hundreds of pounds better off per month, simply because they’re not leaving the house.

With working from home the new normal for 49% of working adults in the UK, one UK company has found that there’s an unexpected financial benefit for ex-commuters who have swapped...