Category: Taxback Blog

Five Cities with the Best Music Scenes in the UK

Currently on a working holiday in the UK? London may have a thriving live music scene but it’s not the only place in the UK with quality bands on tap. Other cities in the UK provide plenty of entertainment as well as great employment opportunities. Whether you’re looking for office work or casual bar work, if […]

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What Jobs Come With Accommodation in the UK

There are plenty of opportunities to earn money and save on living costs by seeking out jobs that also provide you with accommodation. This is a sure fire way of saving money while you earn, with the added bonus that your commute will never be more than a few minutes. Live and work on an […]

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Top 5 Hostels in London

The capital is packed full of hostels, but how do you pick out the good, from the bad and the ugly? Check out our top picks of London’s hostels – bed bug free mattresses guaranteed. SoHostel, Soho If it’s a central location you’re after SoHostel tops the list. This bright, stylish spot is located in […]

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6 European Adventures To Have This Summer

With Europe just a train ride away, you’d be mad to stay in the UK all summer – especially with the famous British weather. So get out there and enjoy these European summer adventures. With sun. Probably. La Tomatina, Spain Take part in the world’s biggest food fight in the small town of Bunol, Spain, […]

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Understanding Your Payslip

When was the last time that you checked your payslip? Not the kind where you looked over it at a glance, but thoroughly check it and understand what the entries are about. Are you even sure that what you are getting is a detailed payslip? Most people considers it as nothing more than a piece […]

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Why Claim Your Tax Back When Leaving the UK

Are you planning to leave the UK? You should know that you are entitled to a tax refund when you leave the country. This is especially true if you leave part-way through the tax year, where any chance of you receiving your full tax-free allowance is lost. Since your tax-free allowance is divided evenly throughout […]

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Tax Tips For Temps & Agency Workers

Working for a temp agency not only provides you with an income stream but can also help tide you over if you’re in between jobs. It’s also a great way to test whether or not you will thrive in a particular working environment or a industry. But, apart from the money you’ve earned, it is […]

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Top Facebook Groups for Kiwis in the UK

Are you new to the UK? You’ll be pleased to know that there are plenty of other New Zealanders in the UK. Here’s our round up of the best Facebook groups for Kiwis in the UK so you can find others to share your experience with. Moving to the other side of the world can […]

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