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Brave Lancashire mum overcomes chronic pain to get first job in social care

With January being a tough month for many, a 40-year-old mum of four shares her inspiring story of taking up her first ever job in social care after undergoing treatment for chronic pain. Marion Barraclough from Nelson, Lancashire, has a…

Homesitters launches campaign to find home and pet sitters to join them in 2024

Homesitters UK, the UK’s leading home and pet sitting company, is on a mission to recruit new homesitters in 2024 to meet increased demand for its service. The company is particularly interested in individuals who are retired or not in…

Business is booming for Homesitters Ltd – recruitment drive for 2024

Homesitters UK, the UK’s leading home and pet sitting company, is on a mission to recruit new homesitters in 2024 to meet increased demand for its service. The company is particularly interested in individuals who are retired or not in…

Evenbreak invite disabled candidates to an exclusive ‘Meet the Sector’ Financial Service Webinar

Evenbreak, the world’s first global disability job board for disabled people and run by disabled people, is inviting disabled candidates to a webinar to hear how diversity helps to support the financial sectors. Representatives from Invesco, Fidelity International and M&G…

Homesitting could be the perfect ‘staycation’ for Brits wanting to holiday in the UK

Staycations grew in popularity following Covid restrictions on travel abroad in 2020-2022, and they are trend here to stay. New research by Cofton Holidays[i] revealed that 73% of adults are more likely to opt for ‘staycations’ in the UK instead of a…

Beat the retirement blues by becoming a homesitter

Retiring may lead to low mood or worsening existing symptoms of depression according to research[i] as people adjust to life without the routine of work. The Mental Health Foundation highlights that depression affects about 22% of men and 28% of…

Getting paid to sit in an empty house – How homesitters can protect against burglaries

New figures show theft is increasing in the UK, with Home Office data showing all theft crime is up 12% – with non-domestic burglary up 22% and domestic burglary up 6% in the first three quarters of 2022, compared with…

New Year, new career with St Andrew’s Healthcare – St Andrew’s Healthcare Recruitment Day – Friday 20th January 2023

A graduate with a first class degree in psychology has changed her career pathway to train as a mental health nurse after work experience inspired her to “make a real difference” to women’s lives. Abby Weston started at mental health…

New Year, new career – why Homesitting could be the ideal choice in 2023

In January, many people consider moving jobs or starting a new career.  For retired people or those nearing retirement many may also be looking for something new to challenge them and top up their pension income. The cost of living…

Why home and pet sitting could be the ideal job choice for those ‘unretiring’ due to the cost-of-living crisis

A growing number of retired people are expected to be seeking new types of employment in a bid to make ends meet as the cost-of-living crisis impacts people’s pockets, with home and pet sitting a possibility for some looking to…