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A Guide To Earning Extra Money To Pay Student Loans Off Early

Student loans are a big bugbear the world over, with students in the UK and the US spending various decades to fully settle their debts. With many students set to owe around £50,000 by the time they graduate, it is vital to find a way to pay off l...

Land Your Dream Job with a Little Help from Your Mathematics Tutor!

Recent news indicates that today, Brits are more burdened by student debt than they ever have been. Their total debt amounts to over £100bn, and many students are worried about not being able to pay off their debts in a lifetime. Regardless of wha...

University tuition fees are back in the spotlight

A strong education system features prominently in discussions around economic and social development. Business and society on the whole benefit from a well-educated graduate workforce. But how should we continue to invest in education and in the ...

Tutoring to Your Advantage — How to Use it to Reduce Costs

Tutoring is stigmatized to the point where the United States government reports only 21% of all students actively seek help academically. After considering the amount of stress college brings, it makes logical sense to use tutoring services to red...

All about the sales - TutorCruncher February ‘18 Newsletter

The cobwebs have been dusted off and cylinders are fully firing for 2018 as we look fondly back at last year, disappearing hastily in the rearview mirror. More people are using TutorCruncher than ever, whether that be new tutors applying for work ...

TutorCruncher November Newsletter

30 days has September, April, June, and November. The advent calendars are out and the busy festive period is getting going. Not everyone in the TutorCruncher office is the biggest fan of Christmas songs, but I’m sure trying to get at least one ca...

Flexible Billing

At TutorCruncher, we offer a specialised business management system for tutoring companies around the world. The fact that we work with a global clients is testament to the flexibility of the service we provide, so that you can use our system to g...

The importance of being reliable

When choosing a product that best suits your needs, it is good to think about how well it can hold up in certain scenarios, such as planning long-term to see how a product will hold up over time. We wanted to focus on another important area: what ...

Tutor-student matching: what, why, and how

This post is all about how tutoring companies add value to their clients by way of a tutor-student matching process. Last time in our blog, we were discussing the agency model of tutoring companies and why it can be such an effective way to expand...

Tutoring Agencies: How they work and why they work

If you are looking to start/grow a tutoring agency, or you are a tutor considering working with an agency, then this is the blog post for you.

The 21st Century Workplace

The employment status of individuals in the workplace can be a confusing world with important implications to consider. To go along with those who found jobs with businesses (employed) and those who started their own business (independent contract...

Tutoring Software Wars — Part 2 - Oases, TutorPanel and TutorCruncher

The first installment of Tutoring Software Wars introduced and compared two of our competitors — LearnSpeed and Teachworks. Give Part 1 a quick read if you haven’t already before jumping into the next round. In this blog post we take a closer look...

Online reviews and why they matter

The provision of high quality products and services is what business is all about and is key to any company’s success. Whilst this should come as no surprise, what might be more surprising is how fundamental an impact online reviews can have on yo...

TutorCruncher April Newsletter

In the UK we are more than familiar with the notion of April showers. For anybody unaware of the saying “April showers bring May flowers”, the thing about this particular type of rain is:

The Pitfalls of last-minute studying

Raise your hand if you’ve ever tried to cram information into your head the night before an exam. Leave your hand up if it didn’t work out particularly well — be it in terms of exam results, how much you still remember, or how sleep-deprived you w...

Edtech Software: The Next Chapter Of Reading In Education

One week ago today children once again got to dress up in costumes in honour of World Book Day, collect a £1 book at their local bookstore, and hopefully take away newfound inspiration or motivation to read for pleasure. In its veritable celebrati...

Tutoring Company Marketing

The first organic search result will get nearly 33% of clicks. Companies that blog have 434% more indexed pages. 75% of users never scroll past the first page of search results.

VAT And Tutoring Agencies

On 1 April 2017, changes being made to the UK’s VAT Flat Rate Scheme (FRS) will add another category of business to the existing 54 in the scheme. This will result in small businesses with low overhead costs in labour-intensive sectors having to p...

Introducing TutorCruncher Socket

TutorCruncher Socket is live! With TutorCruncher you can now make your company’s website stand out from the crowd. It is simple, powerful, and free to all TutorCruncher users. Socket can move your tutoring business online by displaying your tutors...

The What How And Why Of Setting Up A Tutoring Company

The most common question I’m asked when I tell people that I’m a tutor is ‘But why aren’t you a teacher?’ — a valid question, the answer to which I’m here to explain. Tutoring is often seen as a part-time profession, something you do to bridge gap...

The Private Tuition Market in the UK


Teaching 9/11 to young students

Last Sunday marked the 15th anniversary of the 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Using the hashtag #Neverforget, people all around the world havebeen sharing their thoughts, condolences and memories on social media. And whil...

A-Level Results 2016

A high number of UK students are currently making one of their most significant life choices so far. Having received their a-level results on 18 August, it is now time for them to decide what comes next - entering their first choice university, fi...

International Marketing - What to remember when going global

With the internet constantly evolving and becoming a more essential part of people’s personal and professional lives, it is now possible for companies to expand their business and marketing activities much more rapidly than ever before.But in orde...

Our Latest Updates on TutorCruncher

Over the last few months, we have developed some new and exciting features that will make using TutorCruncher more intuitive for you and more effective for your business.

TutorCruncher Management Software Analytics

Learning Data Analytics is not tough, Starting is Tough!Business Analytics is a simple must have for any company that wishes to grow. You need to be able to see both short and long term progress; making decisions without this powerful information ...

The cost of private tuition in the UK

Our friends at Tutora Private Tutors have created this great infographic with the average cost of tuition broken down by subject level, subject and even city.

Instructors for the Digital Age

Although not the world’s oldest professions, tutoring has to be somewhere close. Since antiquity, young people have been taught and mentored by tutors, whether it be Aristotle tutoring Alexander the great or John Skelton tutoring the young Henry V...

5 Essential Business Marketing Ideas

Competition is growing every day and marketing is essential for every business. To establish a business that keeps innovating and growing, staying ahead of the competition is not easy. The market is evolving every day, the way someone searches for...

Marketing Relationships and Relationship Marketing

Those of you running tuition agencies are probably painfully aware that you are not alone.Whether you are well established or just starting out, marketing is crucial to the success of your business.Whilst it might seem obvious when you start a bus...

Tutoring costs across the world

A conversation with an American client this week produced an interesting difference between the US and UK markets. In London “supertutors” working for the most prestigious agencies and highest value clients might be earning up to £70/hr through ag...

London, a tutoring capital?

A recent poll produced by the social mobility charity The Sutton Trustreported that in London, almost half (44%) of children received some privatetuition in the last year. Whilst this may be no surprise to those working in abooming industry, it is...

TutorCruncher is in the news!

Tutor to the rich and famous, Thomas Murr has written a thought-provokingarticle for estate and manor magazine about the long term prospects for bothtutoring agencies, and tutoring service providers like TutorCruncher. As manyof you know, tutoring...

5 Signs it’s Time to Start your own Tutoring Agency

Knowing when to take your tutoring business to the next level can bedifficult to determine. To help you identify when you should make thetransition from a sole trader to a limited company, we’ve put together a listof 5 signs that could help you de...

Private Tuition Market in the UK: Overview

According to a survey conducted by EdPlace, the private tuition market in theUK reached a value of £6 billion last year. The research found that more thana quarter of UK families are willing to spend up to £2,758 per year per child.Despite the ave...

Improving Your Tuition Skills

Whether you’re new to tutoring or a seasoned veteran, there’s always room forimproving your skills. Being flexible and adaptable in your teaching styleenables you to get the most out of your students, so to help you hone yourskills; we’ve put toge...

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