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weekend jobs

Discussion in 'Primary' started by shenshah, Aug 14, 2012.

  1. shenshah

    shenshah New commenter

    Hi, just wondered with the rising costs of food, petrol and bills, do any of you do weekend jobs
    to gain extra income?
     
  2. shenshah

    shenshah New commenter

    Hi, just wondered with the rising costs of food, petrol and bills, do any of you do weekend jobs
    to gain extra income?
     
  3. emilystrange

    emilystrange Star commenter

    if the week was 10 days long, i could...
     
  4. I don't at the moment, but am looking to see if I can find anything suitable. Are you thinking of doing it?
     
  5. Sillow

    Sillow Lead commenter

    I don't know if I could work enough to make it worth it financially. As it would be my second job it would be taxed at basic rate so, assuming I'd be earning somewhere around the minimum wage, my take-home pay would be so small that I'd rather spend those hours with my partner or friends. I look to save money rather than make more.
     
  6. shenshah

    shenshah New commenter

    yes, I am seriously considering it as I need to extra income - might go for some good old warehouse work like I did for many years in the past!
     
  7. Minimum wage is £6.08 an hour. 8 hour day is approx £48. 20% tax leaves less than £40 then there's NI as well plus bus fares or petrol for getting there. Is it actually worth it?
    2 hours private tutoring would get the same amount and no need to travel. Get the student to come to you.
     
  8. Yup- would agree with the above. Get some tutoring. I do about 5 hours a week which fits in between the end of school and tea.
     
  9. shenshah

    shenshah New commenter

    Tutoring is probably the best bet - good one :)
     
  10. all_heart

    all_heart New commenter

    I worked 4 hours in a super market once a week, after tax etc... I took home around £20, not worth it I was too tired for that amount of money.
     
  11. minnieminx

    minnieminx New commenter

    When I was a teacher much lower down the pay scale (and with much less responsibility and therefore more time) I did private tutoring. I had a couple of nights a week where I went to three children, so six hours there and then did four hours on a Saturday. Ten hours a week at about £20 an hour was easy money.
     

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