Helpful websites for workers
Here is a bunch of platforms that can help workers with their finances, career and professional development. Click their names to go straight to their sites.
Banking and saving, borrowing and debt, utilities and phones, deals and vouchers, travel and motoring, mortgages and homes; at Money Saving Expert you'll find the most up-to-date, straightforward, impartial advice on all this and more.
Ever wanted to learn the secrets of video production or social media mastery? Itching for a career change but feel you lack skills in management or entrepreneurship? Now you can learn from the world's leading practitioners (many of them famous!) all from the comfort of your own living room with online classes at Skillshare.
Self-employment can be a flexible and fulfilling way to work in construction, but it can come at the cost of instability, especially in terms of earnings. Trezeo changes that. It gives self-employed workers the ability to earn a steady take-home pay, even when work dries up or you take time off. You can even get a free trial by using the code ‘earwig’ when you sign-up. Happy days!
Strive for safer working conditions for you and your colleagues with this First Aid app from the American Red Cross. The app provides step-by-step instructions, videos and interactive quizzes that support your learning and make you accident-ready.
Lawbite is an online platform where you can speak to a lawyer free-of-charge over the phone and save all your correspondence in one neat profile. There’s an easy-to-use mobile app, too. Just submit your enquiry and wait for a lawyer to call you back. They offer one-off or subscription pricing at competitive, often discounted rates.
Noddle claims to be the only free-for-life credit report and score that refreshes every week. Once registered, you can see your credit score represented on a handy coloured scale, and discover what’s affecting your score so you can make changes to improve it. Great news if you’re planning to borrow money.
What would you like to design and print? Business cards? Flyers? Instagram posts? Professional letterheads? CVs? Logos? Leaflets? Now you can with Canva. Use templates and a simple drag-and-drop interface to create visually stunning designs for almost anything, then have them printed and delivered to your door. It’s free and fun to use.
By installing the Honey browser extension on your computer, it will give you the best price when you’re shopping online, wherever you’re shopping. It’s like having a wallet full of the internet’s best discount codes and a personal assistant checking every site for offers.