There are lots of reasons why you may need additional financial help or funds – but sometimes it’s because of a crisis situation (whether personal or global). A personal crisis can look different to everyone, but there are certain situations that would concern even the most level-headed of us. Here are a few options to consider.
If you had told me this time last year that we would all be walking around in masks this year I would have laughed. Yet, here we are.
When we think of summer essentials, we perhaps think of the things we take on holiday with us. All the classic bits and bobs we pack in our suitcases prior to that wonderful summer sun holiday – sadly, due to the ‘minor issue’ of a global pandemic it’s very unlikely that anyone will be travelling anywhere this summer. So how might your lockdown summer wardrobe differ?
Perhaps you aren’t particularly into baking but you’ve enjoyed being busy in the kitchen during this global pandemic? Maybe you’ve been using it as a teaching tool with your children during home-schooling, but you’ve run out of supplies?
BC (before Coronavirus) I did 95% of my shopping online, including the weekly food shop. At the point we learnt that schools were closing I was unable to get a delivery slot with my usual supermarket. I have since been trying all the supermarkets who deliver in our area and still haven’t managed to get a delivery slot, so it’s been easier for one of us to head to the shops in the evening every 10 days or so.
The Coronavirus pandemic has affected us all in a massive way, putting businesses on hold in many different areas and shutting them down entirely in others. The most important thing is staying safe with our families, making sure that we’re doing what we can to social distance and stop the spread of the virus, but what if we want to secure our finances in preparation for the future?
Retail giant GO Outdoors has temporarily re-branded and launched a video urging consumers to stay at home and protect the NHS, with the Met office predicting warmer and drier weather this weekend and the Prime Minister urging Brits to stay at home. This follows Department for Transport figures showing a ‘concerning’ rise in car use earlier this week.