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Quarterly returns for small business?

Quarterly returns for small business?

Have you heard about the government plans to get SMEs to submit their tax returns four times a year? In today’s sponsored post Braant Accounting present the pros and cons: By 2020, if current plans go ahead, all small businesses will have to submit quarterly returns. At the time of writing, despite a petition with […]

Unusual work from home jobs

Miss Dashwood’s Register

Miss Dashwood’s Register

Home business owners have an active grapevine, and I heard about Miss Dashwood’s Register from previous contributor Lynnette Peck of Lovely’s Vintage Emporium. Miss Dashwood’s Register is run by Victoria Lambert and introduces small business owners to journalists looking for case studies for articles, often for the national press and media. It could help you […]

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The Writing Retreat

The Writing Retreat

A beautiful house by the sea in Cornwall, delicious home-cooked food, real fires, chatting about writing with Patrick Gale over dinner – how could you fail to be inspired by The Writing Retreat? Cofounder Kath Morgan gives us a glimpse behind the scenes: Kath, your Cornish writing retreats look idyllic! Where did the idea come […]

The many uses of a garden room

The many uses of a garden room

During the winter months, many of us forget that we have a garden altogether. As skies cloud over and nights draw in, the chances of us going outside dwindle away to zero and the house once more starts to feel overcrowded and claustrophobic. However there is a way to increase your living space while experiencing […]

The library – solution to home working woes!

The library – solution to home working woes!

International home worker Kaitlyn Hatch has solved a problem not currently affecting us here in the UK – excessive heat! In her guest post she explains how the local library is good for many other home working woes as well: Life circumstances have taken me to Sydney, Australia, where I’ll be until early May, shortly […]

The benefits of ergonomic chairs

The benefits of ergonomic chairs

It’s no secret that being in a seated position for a lengthy period of time can add a variety of stresses to your spine. This can lead to the development of serious back problems if not monitored or tackled. In fact lately we’ve been hearing that sitting is the new smoking and can shorten your […]

Famous writers could inspire your creative space

Famous writers could inspire your creative space

A garden office can be the perfect solution for creating a workspace that doesn’t infringe on your home life. Whether you’re converting your shed, or installing a custom-built garden office, you could do a lot worse than look at some of the most creative minds in history for inspiration. Many of the world’s most famous […]

How to save money on Apple products

How to save money on Apple products

They say that once you start to use Mac, you never go back, and I’d have to agree. I find Apple products feel much more intuitive and less clunky to use, and I wouldn’t choose to go back to a PC if I could avoid it. But I do find Apple ridiculously expensive, and I’m […]

A garden office increases productivity

A garden office increases productivity

It’s one thing to know something in theory, but quite different to experience it for yourself. Woody of The Garden Office Guide knows a lot about garden office design but has only just had his first experience of working from home in the house! In today’s sponsored post he reveals how he got on: I […]