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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

This collection of guides can help you answer your money-related questions during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Coronavirus: Your student accommodation refund rights

If your university has been shut down due to COVID-19 or your lectures have to be conducted remotely, you may be thinking about leaving your student accommodation. Here’s everything you need to know if you need to leave your university accommodation due to Coronavirus restrictions.

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Coronavirus: Improve your mortgage chances

While COVID-19 has caused enormous disruption for those trying to get on the housing ladder, money.co.uk has outlined some simple things you can do to boost your chances of getting a mortgage.

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In-App Spending: The hidden costs of ‘free’ apps

Many apps and games which are free to download make their revenue from a litany of in-app purchases. Money.co.uk has discovered what proportion of ‘free’ apps on the Google Play Store have the potential for hidden costs.

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Concession Recession: The lost revenue of football stadiums

With the announcement that sports fans will be able to return to their seats later this year, albeit with reduced attendances, money.co.uk took a look at how much franchises are set to lose at the concession stand.

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The Green Homes Grant Guide

The Government will soon launch a £2 billion fund to help homeowners make their properties more energy efficient. Money.co.uk have uncovered how it could help you reduce your energy bills.

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Coronavirus: How to spend a "socially distanced" rainy day

If the UK has managed to get one thing right this summer, it's the weather. But as Britain's trademark drizzle comes back into view, it's time to adapt our plans for a socially distanced weekend.

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Coronavirus: Managing financial stress

If you’re in financial difficulty due to COVID-19-related disruption, you may be feeling stressed and you mental health may be under Money.co.uk has created some tips to help you cope with this difficult situation.

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Coronavirus: Getting a mortgage

The pandemic has made it harder for first-time buyers with small deposits to get a mortgage.Money.co.uk have put together a guide, highlighting what you need to know if you’re trying to get on the property ladder right now.

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Coronavirus: Holidays and travel

The UK Government has relaxed rules against travelling abroad, but some restrictions remain. What if you booked a trip before the pandemic hit? Money.co.uk has outlined all you need to know

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Coronavirus: A customers’ guide to the ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ scheme

During August 2020, eligible restaurants will be able to offer a 50% discount for food eaten on their premises on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, up to a maximum amount of £10 per diner. Money.co.uk has put together this helpful guide with everything you need to know.

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Coronavirus: A restaurant owners’ guide to the ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ scheme

The Government-backed discount scheme aims to support the restaurant and leisure sector. Money.co.uk has put together this helpful guide to show you how your restaurant business could benefit.

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Cycling to work

With more people returning to work, the consumer spending experts at money.co.uk have put together a helpful guide on cycling to work and the schemes available.