5 jobs for the young and part time workers
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5 jobs available to young people and those looking to work part-time while living in the UK has changed during the pandemic of COVID-19. The list now includes those working from home on a computer, as a delivery driver, ride-sharing business, teaching online and on-demand skilled labour services.
The right vocation for you would be determined by several factors including the time you have available, what hours you can work, available transportation, experience and skills you might possess.
For those between the ages of 18 and 24 the government has set up a Startup loan program and is available to UK residents who possess a business plan. The government provides support and training along with a share of the £82.5 million in funds set aside for this program. The average loan from the program so far is £2,500. The terms for the loan includes is a payback schedule that can be up to 5 years.
Working at home on a computer
Working at home on a computer can be in many forms from writing for websites, posting a blog and being a virtual assistant.
The delivery driver is an in-demand occupation during the current lockdowns most in the UK are experiencing. This does require ownership of a reliable, economical vehicle and a smartphone with an internet connection, so that access to apps is possible to receive instructions. The delivery of prepared meals, groceries, parcels and other essential goods are the areas of the highest demand. Getting started as an Uber Eats delivery driver is quick and easy. First get your vehicle covered for food delivery with
The ride-sharing business sector is still operating, but is considered high risk during the pandemic. The vehicle used must be set up to isolate the driver from the passengers. Make sure you have the correct cover for private hire in place. Standard car insurance does not provide PHV insurance, check with your broker on topping up your insurance or taking out a new policy. Another option, particularly if it is part time is taking out
Teaching online has progressed into being part of the new normal during the pandemic. Teaching regular academic classes does require a teaching degree, but this is also open to most college educated people who are fluent in the English language void of an accent to teach English as a second language to people outside the UK.
On-demand skilled labour services
The on-demand skilled labour services is also a growing sector for those looking to create a revenue stream. For those with experience in bookkeeping for business purposes, organizing schedules for the delivery of items and like tasks that can be done from a computer in a remote location.
These popular 5 jobs you can do part-time and by young people can provide a person with extra income and make use of your skills without hindering your lifestyle or studies. There are a few of the above listed business opportunities that can even be converted to full time when necessary.