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By: Yvonne Adams / On: Wednesday, November 1st, 2017 / Category: Uncategorized

Is technology making our lives easier or making everything more complicated? On the one hand it’s easier to manage admin like grocery shopping, home repairs and food delivery at your fingertips, on the other hand, there’s so much choice available to us and we’re becoming so addicted to our smartphones that our decision-making is becoming […]

On: Monday, October 23rd, 2017 / Category: Uncategorized

Planning a Halloween Party!

Halloween can be an unusually stressful time of year, and with the event just over a week away, we thought we would give you some ideas for planning a Halloween Party to spook your guests. So aside from choosing a date, and inviting guests what other prep do you need to do? Food and Drink […]

On: Thursday, October 19th, 2017 / Category: Uncategorized

Achieve Work-Life Balance

Figuring out work-life balance is tricky when you’re starting something new, be it a new job, new course, or even a new term. It’s easy to take a black and white approach, committing yourself to too many things and too long hours at a desk, or the opposite, leaving everything to the last minute because […]

By: Steph Wong / On: Thursday, October 12th, 2017 / Category: Student Living

Returning From a Year Abroad

The dreaded post-year abroad blues. Returning to the UK after a year abroad in Hong Kong was one of the most difficult goodbyes. It all began with language barriers, culture shock, and homesickness but ended with lasting memories and lifelong friendships. Whilst studying abroad I got involved in a number of cultural activities, taking up […]

By: Steph Wong / On: Thursday, September 7th, 2017 / Category: Student Living

Top 10 Budgeting Tips That Make A Difference.

University is just around the corner, for freshers it’s the first time you’ll be managing your finances and for those returning, who doesn’t need a helping hand with their finances? So here are our top 10 tips for budgeting, so you’re not stuck having beans on toast for the month. Keep your receipts Usually when […]

By: Yvonne Adams / On: Wednesday, September 6th, 2017 / Category: Uncategorized

5 Valuable Skills for Working in a Start-Up

It’s a been a busy time at HURU HQ with most of our customers moving into their new houses in September. This summer we took on 3 new interns this summer to help us with the growth of our business. They’ve been awesome – super keen, positive and all-round heroes. This got us to thinking […]

On: Friday, August 25th, 2017 / Category: Uncategorized

The Sensible One

  We all know the type – the one who rounds you up at 1am suggesting it might be time to head  home before you spew on your shoes, the one who always carries an umbrella, the one who’s rarely late to work or lectures, who has a budget and sticks to it. It’s brilliant […]

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

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 yourself – compare […]

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

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 the original quote I pulled from the […]

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

Who Is Your Perfect Housemate?