Business Magazine

One in Ten Brits Would Pose Nude for Extra Cash

By 72point @72hub

The recession is clearly not quite over- one in ten Brits would pose nude to earn extra cash, a study has revealed. Researchers found that three quarters of us have considered unorthodox ways of earning extra cash as the downturn continues to bite.

Despite our emergence out of the recession, around four out of ten have sold family heirlooms or rented out spare rooms.

Others have taken jobs stuffing envelopes, begun car booting and even delivered leaflets in a bid to drum up cash.

A further one in ten have taken up bar work, two-thirds have flogged items on Ebay and one in twenty offer babysitting services.

The poll was carried out by, which allows homeowners to rent out their house.

A spokesman for HouseTrip said:

”It seems that plenty of people are looking for ways to raise a bit of additional income- although we are technically out of the recession, it would seem people are still feeling the pinch.

”Whilst we are all familiar with internet auction sites and car boot sales to raise cash, these findings would suggest that there are more creative ways to raise extra income.

”There is a difference between getting a second job or auctioning off a few unwanted items compared to selling a treasured family heirloom or posing nude.

”Nobody should be forced in to doing something they are uncomfortable with.  They are more conventional ways to raise cash.”

A brutally honest 12% of the 2,000 adults polled said they regularly get sucked into the latest hair-brained money making scheme.

It also emerged from the study that a hard-working one in ten have a second job in addition to their main career, and on average this brings in a healthy £6,347 extra per year.

The poll found nearly half of Brits are considering taking on another job to earn money.

41% said they would do this to ‘keep their heads above water’ as opposed to leading a lavish lifestyle, with one in four of those who have a second job preferring to keep it secret from their friends.

Of those, a quarter said they like to give the impression they are better off than they are, but one in ten said they don’t want people to know they are ‘hard-up’.

Nearly half of all adults said they were under pressure to earn more money in order to keep up with the Jones’, and a quarter of people said they would be up for almost anything to earn a bit of extra cash.

One in twenty would like to rent their homes to a production company for filming purposes, and 5% would charge friends for the use of their car or offer to walk strangers dogs.

One in ten of those polled have three different sources of income and 31% said they use their extra cash for little extras like petrol and meals out.

The Housetrip spokesman continued:

”Your home is a huge asset and many people could make money from renting theirs out without any outlay.”

”As we saw during the Olympic period, renting out your home is profitable, safe and easy-to-do.”


1.    Bar work
2.    Waitressing
3.    Supermarket work
4.    Tutoring
5.    Cleaning
6.    Paper / leaflet delivery
7.    Odd job person
8.    Delivery man
9.    Receptionist
10.    Bouncer


© Cenorman | Stock Free Images &Dreamstime Stock Photos

You Might Also Like :

Back to Featured Articles on Logo Paperblog

These articles might interest you :

  • Shilo Sanders- Son Of Deion Sanders Thanks Courts For Allowing Him To Live With...

    Shilo Sanders- Deion Sanders Thanks Courts Allowing Live With Pilar

    ChristianNews Shilo Sanders, the son of NFL Hall of Famer,  Deion Sanders took to twitter to “thank” the courts for allowing him to live with his mother, Pilar... Read more

    The 04 August 2017 by   Firstladyb
  • “I Feel Great”

    Feel Great”

    Jakub went to his doctor's office believing that he had a back injury, but returned with a chocking diagnosis instead. He had type 2 diabetes - in spite of... Read more

    The 04 August 2017 by   Dietdoctor
  • July Allotment Recap (2/2)

    July Allotment Recap (2/2)

    Sunday afternoon saw us return bravely to 24a even though there were more thundery showers foretold by the weatherman. I will admit that I guffawed at the... Read more

    The 04 August 2017 by   Chrryblossomtat2
  • Culinary Delicacies in Croatia- What to Eat and Drink in Croatia

    Culinary Delicacies Croatia- What Drink Croatia

    In my earlier post, we spoke about how Croatia is a stunning European destination, let us now see what are the culinary delicacies in Croatia or what you can... Read more

    The 04 August 2017 by   Kash Pals
  • #Golf Training Aids Spotlight: The Delta Putt

    #Golf Training Aids Spotlight: Delta Putt

    Do you consider yourself to be a strong putter or do you feel you could improve your make percentage on the green? Most amateurs could use help with the flat... Read more

    The 04 August 2017 by   Golfforbeginners
  • Three Incredible Hikes in Southern Iceland3 Min Read

    Three Incredible Hikes Southern Iceland3 Read

    Nature takes center stage in Iceland, where there's a stunning view around every bend: massive glaciers, expansive lava fields, powerful waterfalls, black sand... Read more

    The 04 August 2017 by   Healthytravelblog
  • What I Wore: Daytime Pajamas

    What Wore: Daytime Pajamas

    Pajama top: ELOQUII (14) | Pajama pants: ELOQUII (14) | Shoes: ASOS (similar) | Earrings: J. Crew ( same in different colors, similar concept in same color) |... Read more

    The 04 August 2017 by   Wardrobeoxygen