Blog - September 2019

  • The Unlimited Holiday Policy and How to Put Your Employees Mental Health First

    Posted on Thursday, September 26, 2019 by Amy ListonNo comments

    “Unlimited holidays? Pft, they’ll never work again! I’ll never work again!” Screams George from HR, but little does he know this scheme will change the workplace as we know it. The discussion surrounding unlimited holidays is louder than ever, and workplaces are increasingly adopting this new scheme, but why? And how do we know that our employees won’t all pull a George and go on a 365-day break? ...

  • 5 Tips to Ace Shared Accommodation

    Posted on Thursday, September 19, 2019 by Amy ListonNo comments

    Let’s be real for a second. Shared accommodation looks great, until you fly the nest and endure the harsh reality that the Blair and Serena set up you had in your mind with macaroons, shared bathrooms and 24/7 friend time is completely unrealistic. First of all, the only good store-bought macaroons are from Marks and Spencer and we do not have the income for that right now – that £5 could be two ...

  • Everything You Need to Know About Student Discount

    Posted on Thursday, September 12, 2019 by Amy ListonNo comments

    Books, parking permits, rent and countless cups of coffee; student life isn’t cheap. It’s also not easy, which is why student discount is the best thing to happen since sliced bread…and pot noodles. Get ready for a whole lot of tips, tricks and sites to use (along with a special treat for those in Edinburgh looking for a cheap, student pub crawl!) as it’s time to get your spend on! Where should I ...

  • Student Finance in a Nutshell

    Posted on Thursday, September 5, 2019 by Amy Liston1 comment

    As we get into the new terms for education it’s good to know what decisions to make in order to make the next year a little easier. Because if you’re learning new things, meeting new people, moving into student accommodation (and finding new bars...) then why let money become an prominent feature of your worries? In this blog we’ll cover differences between the types of loans and how to apply, so ...