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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: Financial help for self-employed workers

The government has extended financial support schemes for self-employed workers affected by COVID-19. Money.co.uk has collated a guide, detailing everything you need to know.

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A guide to the impact of coronavirus on selling your house in 2020

Personal finance expert outlines the things you need to know when thinking about selling your house in 2020

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Understand your rights if you are made redundant during the coronavirus pandemic

The personal finance experts at money.co.uk explain the rights of employees made redundant during the coronavirus pandemic

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Coronavirus: What the ‘Furlough’ scheme changes mean for you

From July, employees can return to work part-time while still benefiting from the Government’s furlough scheme. Money.co.uk has created a guide to help employers understand what these changes mean.

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How StepChange’s Covid Payment Plan could help you

A new scheme from one of the UK’s leading debt charities could help provide you with time and space to deal with your financial struggles due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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9 tips to lower the cost of your heating bill

As the cold draws in, money.co.uk have pulled together some easy ways to cut your winter heating costs.

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Coronavirus: Budgeting for business uncertainty

Money.co.uk has pulled together some tips to help your business adapt to survive during these volatile times, as well as a look at the financial help available to your firm.

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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.

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Buying and selling with online marketplaces

Thinking about using an online market place? The consumer spending experts at money.co.uk have put together this helpful guide on your rights when buying or selling through sites like eBay, Shpock, Gumtree and Facebook Marketplace.

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Coronavirus: Overdraft changes and help available to bank customers

Changes to overdraft charge rules were temporarily put on hold when the pandemic hit. The consumer spending experts at money.co.uk have put together this helpful guide to show how you might be affected.

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Coronavirus: Travelling between the UK and other countries

As the government eases international travel restrictions, here is a short guide to where you can travel and how quarantine rules will work for those travelling to the UK.

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What you need to know if you’re planning on selling your house in 2020

With the coronavirus bringing forth such uncertain times within the housing market, money.co.uk has put together a guide related to what you need to be aware of if you’re thinking of selling your property right now.

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How will coronavirus affect the property market?

Find out what impact COVID-19 could have on the property market and what it could mean for home buyers and sellers.

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What the new stamp duty holiday means for you

The chancellor has announced temporary changes to stamp duty to help cut costs for anyone buying a home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here's what it means for you.

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A personal finance guide to student budgeting

If you’re starting or returning to university in September, here are some tips to help you keep your costs down before, during and after your studies.

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A guide for employers and making redundancies

The personal finance experts have created a guide for employers facing the difficult process of redundancies

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A guide to consumer retail rights from personal finance experts

As more shops reopen, our personal finance experts outline your consumer rights in a handy to use guide

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A personal finance guide on how to defend yourself against coronavirus scams

This guide offers tips on how to protect your finances from scammers during COVID-19 lockdown

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Where to go for financial advice

Thanks to COVID-19, many young professionals have been furloughed from their staff jobs or self-employment. Many have found that while they’re stuck at home, they’ve been able to save more than they would in ‘normal’ times. Here are some tips for sourcing the right financial advice for your circumstances

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Coronavirus: UK holidays and ‘Staycations’

Here are some cost-cutting tips if you’re considering a UK holiday this year. Is it worth getting travel insurance?

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Coronavirus: Getting your retirement savings back on track

COVID-19 has created some turmoil in global financial markets, hitting many people’s pension pots. Here are some tips to help you work out what to do about your pension in these circumstances.

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An employee guide to going back to work during COVID-19

If you’re one of the people who need to work away from your home, there are a few things you can do to stay safe and keep your costs down.

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Going back to work: A guide for employers

As more workplaces are allowed to re-open, there are some things that you can do to help get your business up and running again safely.

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Annual leave during lockdown: ideas to keep you entertained

If you are choosing to or have been asked to take annual leave during lockdown, check out money.co.uk's guide to keeping entertained at home

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Nursery, school and university fees - Do you have to pay if they’re closed?

With teaching and childcare severely reduced or stopped altogether throughout the coronavirus lockdown, money.co.uk have created a guide highlighting what your options are to save money.

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Tips for shopping smartly during lockdown

Thanks to the coronavirus lockdown, supermarkets have never been busier, with prices creeping up. Check out the latest guide from money.co.uk to shop around safely and keep your weekly costs lower.

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How to get a train refund during the coronavirus

If your train travel has been impacted by the Coronavirus lockdown, there are some things you can do to get your money back. Read this guide frommoney.co.uk to help you understand how to manage this.

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The 2020 key worker nation report

Inspired by the heroic efforts of key workers across, the money.co.uk 2020 key worker nation report reveals which roles the UK is searching for the most.

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A guide for renters and during the coronavirus pandemic

If you’re in rented accommodation and facing financial difficulty there is help available. Check out the money.co.uk guide to help you understand your rental rights during the coronavirus lockdown.

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Coronavirus: Holiday and travel guide

The UK Government has advised not to travel abroad, but many have already booked a trip prior to lockdown. Check out the money.co.uk guide to help understand your travel rights throughout the coronavirus.

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A guide to buying and owning a car during the coronavirus pandemic

If you are thinking of buying a new vehicle, worried about owning a car, or want to look at your options for car insurance during the COVID-19 crisis, check out the money.co.uk guide for everything you need to know to cut your costs during the pandemic.

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Managing your debt during the pandemic

To help ease some of your worries there are some things you can do to prepare for the financial uncertainty and take steps to manage your debt.

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Coronavirus: Working from home

Working from home has quickly become a new reality for many office-based workers in the UK. In this new climate it's useful to know what rights you are entitled to as a home worker and what impact the COVID-19 outbreak will have on your finances.

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Coronavirus: Getting a mortgage payment holiday

Try our handy tool to help you understand if a mortgage payment holiday is the right option for you and what impact it might have on your future payments.

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What the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme means for you

The UK Government has implemented the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme as part of its measures to combat the economic impact of the coronavirus crisis. This guide explains the ins and outs of the plan.

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Can you get coronavirus from your wallet?

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has most of us practising social distancing and proper hygiene by washing our hands regularly and disinfecting surfaces in our homes to stem the spread of the virus.

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What small businesses need to know to survive during the COVID-19 outbreak

The government has rolled out an unprecedented package of relief measures for businesses and individuals in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. This guide will help find the resources that could be helpful for your business.

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Ten tips for budgeting during coronavirus lockdown

If you income has been affected by the coronavirus pandemic and you need to reduce spending and work out a new budget, money.co.uk has created ten top tips for budgeting during lockdown.

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Coronavirus: your annual leave rights

We explain your rights if your employer asks you to take annual leave during coronavirus.

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Can I get a debt holiday?

As the coronavirus crisis forces more people into a difficult financial position, you may be finding it tough to meet debt repayments. A debt holiday could be a solution.

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How to manage on a reduced salary during the coronavirus crisis

Workers across the country have found their pockets hit by the coronavirus crisis. This guide will help you save money and manage your budget with less cash coming in.

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What help do self-employed people get during the coronavirus crisis?

The UK Government has unveiled a scheme to help the millions of self-employed people in the UK left with reduced income during the coronavirus crisis. This guide will explain what you can get and how to get it.