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Earn extra cash without having to get a proper job or sell your soul (well, almost)

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    Get your kit off

    If you’re brave enough, life modelling can earn you some half-decent money. Life models working in most of London’s reputable art colleges are provided by the Register of Artists’ Models. To get on their books and become a member you must take an audition of sorts, where you go and pose at one of their ‘Bare Facts’ workshops and get assessed on your basic aptitude. They’re held on Wednesday evenings at the Islington Arts Factory. Most pass and then, if you want to join, membership is £30 for the year. It’s not easy work – whatever pose you pick will become uncomfortable eventually and you might well get cold. You must also be prepared not only to be visually scrutinised by a class full of students, but verbally by the tutor pointing out your very personal idiosyncrasies. Life modelling is exempt from sexual discrimination laws, which means that women in London can get lots of work, while older men will find it harder. RAM’s recommended pay is £12 an hour; their ongoing survey finds the London average to be £10.50, £9.50 in the rest of England.
    www.modelreg.co.uk

    Go down the pub

    Do you know the postcode of Buckingham Palace? Who won the FA Cup in 1975? Well, why not turn that trivia knowledge into hard cash? Sundays, Mondays and Tuesdays offer the most pub-quiz action in London. The most lucrative? The Rose and Crown in Ealing holds a quiz every Sunday with an average kitty of £100, and a bottle of wine for the team with the best name. The Three Hammers in Mill Hill offers a 'Fun Fortune' quiz on Sundays which is free to enter, and a general knowledge one on Tuesdays, which is £1 to enter, with the kitty usually reaching between £30-£50. On Tuesdays, get yourselves down to The Cock and Bottle in Notting Hill, where you can win an average jackpot of between £40-£60 and booze prizes. The Rose and Crown, Church Place, W5 (020 8567 2811) South Ealing tube.
    The Three Hammers, Hammers Lane, NW7 (020 8959 2173) Mill Hill Broadway rail.
    The Cock and Bottle, 17 Needham Rd, W11 (020 7229 1550) Bayswater tube.
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    Sell your hair

    Want to turn that lovely long mane into money? Wigmakers and hairdressers working with extensions currently rely on hard-up eastern European and Chinese girls for real hair, but are always on the hunt for quality (and ethically sourced) tresses closer to home and will pay good money. The criteria? According to Graham Wake of Bloomsbury Wigs: ‘Quality and length are important – it should be at least six inches long and ideally in good condition – and neither permed nor coloured. Thick, straight hair sells best at the moment, but if it is curly don’t straighten it first – we’d rather see hair in its natural state.’ Wake will pay up to £100 for a crop of hair and will cut it off on the spot – don’t worry, it doesn’t mean shearing you to a grade one, but simply snipping off your ponytail.Bloomsbury Wigs, 1 Kings Mews, WC1 (020 7404 6040/www.bloomsburywigs.com)

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vipindas
vipindas

it's very good and very helpful to me i

greatbrotherhood
greatbrotherhood

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Natalie
Natalie

Flog your designer clothes... Surely if you can afford them in the first place you won't be desperate to make extra cash

Daniel
Daniel

Thanks i, like this but what and what will i, be working i, want know every thing about this work .

Elek
Elek

Comments are a little harsh, at least the more ridiculous ideas are fun, not sure what everyone was expecting. Please note the Scoopt thing has closed down now, though the controllers are reviewing the market need for it in the future. Good luck everyone getting mon££££yyyy ; )

MO
MO

KIDS: THIS IS WHY YOU NEED AN EDUCATION.

alleru
alleru

this is a very knowledge gaining site for new commers to london who esprcially cum to study and want o work part time or make it big in london..such news is so informative who have nill knowledge about a city which is very faster and costly to live in....i liked the sitte a lot and iam going to start my business taking views and guidelines from this site please inform more such ways to make faser money and gain more knowledge about the city whoever is new....i appreciate all u people who made this site possible..hats of to u guys..u were so helpful for me to gain some info on how things work out in london as iam a starter.....thanks a lot..it boosted my confidence...

anon2
anon2

This is COMPLETELY and UTTERLY SHIT

anon
anon

"Compiled by Derek Adams, Maggie Davis, Keremi Gawade, Will Gore, Jess Ferguson, David Phelan, Kate Riordan. Illustrations Delphine Lebourgeois" took all those people to come up with that???? lazy journalism

ayella agrey
ayella agrey

help of turning ateenger into a millioner which to is adream to workhard when iam in london.hence tips

Time Out
Time Out

Not recycled but updated. These are all still good moneymaking schemes

Sam
Sam

You guys recycle the same articles a lot.....