AN entrepreneur with an office in Manningtree is set to appear on ITV tonight to share his secrets on how to boost your income.

An ITV crew filmed Tom West, founder and CEO of RentMy, as he helped a family hit hard by the cost of living crisis to rent out their belongings in the “ultimate side hustle”.

The episode, set to be broadcast at 8.30pm today, is entitled Side Hustles: How to Earn More Money In the 30-minute programme, reporter Adam Shaw explores what it's like to have more than one job.

“The cost of living crisis is drastically impacting households around the country with more than a million Brits already taking on an extra job or 'side hustle' to make more money,” said the ITV Tonight team.

Tom, who has offices in Martlesham, in Suffolk, and Manningtree, said: “Everyone is feeling the effects of the cost of living crisis.

“We know that it’s a worrying time with real fears around how we’re going to feed our families and heat our homes.

“But there’s a way you can boost your income without having to get a second job – and that’s by renting out the items we all have lying around our cupboards, sheds, and attics.”

Father of two, Malcolm Baker, from Cambridgeshire, is unable to work due to a painful degenerative spinal condition and said Tom’s advice had been a revelation.

Malcolm said: “With RentMy, we can turn these belongings into money by renting them out to others in the community.

"It’s really easy to do with just a few simple steps and the owners’ guarantee means if something happens to an item, they’ll help you repair or replace it.

“We’ve all got things sitting around the house that we only use occasionally – now it’s time we started to see these as assets that can generate income, especially as the cost of living is increasing drastically.”

Tune in at 8.30pm on ITV to see the episode.