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By: Thomas Spencer / On: Wednesday, January 11th, 2017 / Category: Welcome

Welcome to the home of the Huru Gurus. This is where you can find all our news, tips and tricks!! Enjoy!

On: Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017 / Category: Student Living

Insight Into University Life at Leeds.

This week we’ve decided to give you an insight into university life at Leeds as seen through Alex Segall! The University of Leeds (otherwise known as University of the Year 2017) It may only be the number 2 in the UK for nightlife but there is more to the Uni experience than 90p vodka shots…right? […]

On: Thursday, August 17th, 2017 / Category: Uncategorized

Not Fake News

Not Fake News Are bills-splitting companies just middlemen trying to rip you off? That’s certainly not HURU’s intention, but it is a question that some sceptics raise and we’d like to address this openly. If you’re a single person household, or perhaps a couple, it may be preferable to choose to manage your bills by […]

On: Thursday, August 17th, 2017 / Category: Student Living

Top 5 Housemate Arguments

Top 5 Housemate Arguments  The early riser. It’s 7am and it’s the weekend. One of your housemates is up early for their weekend job, which is fair enough. But, they’re also the kind of person that sets 5 alarms in the morning. Your hopes for a lie in are shattered, and your only hope is […]

On: Sunday, August 13th, 2017 / Category: Tips

5 Affordable & Easy Home Hacks

5 Affordable & Easy Home Hacks As we’re near getting closer to September (and the weather’s taken a massive turn in that direction too soon), we’re thinking about all of you preparing to move into your new homes. So here are a few hacks to make your home feel like ‘home’: Spruce up your desk […]

On: Friday, August 11th, 2017 / Category: Student Living

The Pitfalls of Procrastination

The Pitfalls of Procrastination Ah procrastination…! We’re all guilty of it. Leaving things that need to get done right to the last minute and then we’re like AAAAAARRRRGH WHY IS THIS HAPPENING TO ME? Classic. As we’ve been around for about a year now, we’ve become familiar with some of our customers’ typical consequences of […]

By: Yvonne Adams / On: Tuesday, August 1st, 2017 / Category: Gas & Electricity

Switcher’s Delight

Switcher’s Delight If you’re a renter, don’t let pesky landlords make you think you aren’t allowed to decide for yourself which utilities suppliers you can use. According to OFGEM, there’s been a surge in people switching energy supplier, up 30% in Jan-May 2017. Still, most renters in the UK say they’ve never switched energy supplier, […]

By: Yvonne Adams / On: Tuesday, July 25th, 2017 / Category: Uncategorized

4 Common Questions about Your First Bill

4 Common Questions about Your First Bill At HURU we receive quite a few calls from you guys, especially about your first bill, so we thought it might be helpful to debunk questions that have come up about this particular topic, as the first bill can be confusing. 1. Why is my bill higher than […]

On: Wednesday, July 12th, 2017 / Category: Student Living

For Just £24 A Year You Could Get…

Being sensible with your money can be a hard task when you’re at Uni and sometimes we don’t notice how we spend it. Our fee per person is only £24 a year. Here is a list of all the things you regularly spend £24 on that you could be spending on stress-free bills instead. 6 […]

On: Monday, June 26th, 2017 / Category: Uncategorized

Who Is Your Perfect Housemate?

On: Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 / Category: Student Living

The Perils of a Summer Job

Just when you thought the hard work was over and you could sleep in until 2pm. Some of us decided to get a summer job… Weather So, the weather decides to be delightful all during the week when you’re stuck in an office yet the second it’s the weekend it’s back to cloudy and rainy […]