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August 4, 2019 by Kayla Matthews

Since the advent of the internet, remote work has become more common every year. As of 2019, studies show that more than 70% of global employees work remotely at least once a week. While getting paid to stay home and work in your pajamas might seem like a dream come true, there are plenty of challenges when it comes to working remotely that no one ever talks about. Let's talk a bit about these challenges and how you can overcome them. … Read More »

Home Office

August 1, 2019

If you work from home then you probably already know how hard it can be to stay motivated when you don’t have a designated office space. Whether you work from your sofa or your kitchen table, it’s important you start thinking about creating a designated office for you to work in. … Read More »

House & Home

July 30, 2019

Building a home extension is a big project to work on and it can be a huge challenge for any homeowner this year. Creating a wonderful extension at the back of your home can also be a great way to increase the value of your house and allow you to make a more open and spacious living space for yourself. … Read More »

Productivity

July 24, 2019

If you are expanding your business and looking to hire staff for the first time, you may be asked one very important question when you interview prospective candidates. Do you allow flexible working? This essentially means, will you allow working from home? You need to consider this before you start your recruitment drive. You may be worried that your new employees will use flexible working as an excuse to be less productive, get up late and enjoy unsecured WiFi in their local coffee shop. This is when you need to trust your staff team. If you don’t, then you shouldn’t be hiring them. Take a look at the best ways to unleash the power of flexible working. … Read More »

Career Development

June 12, 2019

Freelancing seems to be very popular in the current business climate, but the path to that type of career might not be entirely clear to you. Do you just quit your job one day, create your own business, and cross your fingers? Well, that’s one option, but you don’t have to give up on your […] … Read More »

Home Office

June 3, 2019

Whether you enjoy flexible working hours in your role or you’re an independent professional, you’ve probably read dozens of articles on how to create a productive and exciting home office environment. Ultimately, whether you work from home every day or less frequently, you know that your best work doesn’t happen at the kitchen table or […] … Read More »

Office Management

June 2, 2019

A commonly asked question by employers is whether allowing your staff to work from home is a good idea or not. Some may argue that they fear their team will not work as well in a home environment, and some worry that staff members may take advantage of this new found freedom. However, allowing your team to work from home if they want could bring many benefits to your business, so if you are still on the fence, check them out! … Read More »

People Skills

May 7, 2019 by Joe Peters

Remote employment is a tantalizing option. The freedom to create your own schedule means you have the ability to meet quotas at your own pace and leisure. Believe it or not, creating your own schedule makes it harder for you to take meaningful breaks which allow you to recharge. Lack of interaction with coworkers is […] … Read More »

House & Home

May 1, 2019 by Ashley Hicks

We often think of interior design as a way to express personality, follow trends, or create a comfortable and inviting space in our homes. But interior design also plays a role in creating an environment that supports productivity in the workplace and home offices. … Read More »

Productivity

April 24, 2019 by Martha Jameson

You might think that people who work from home lounge around and watch TV in their pyjamas all day but it could be argued that remote working actually makes you more productive than office based colleagues. … Read More »

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