Pets

The delights of home working pets

The delights of home working pets

There’s a major drawback to having a successful blog. And it’s the way posts that are pushed down by all the new content that’s being published. Our redesign earlier this year tackled the problem to some extent by presenting content under headings that are more easily browsed. But who has time to browse much these […]

By September 26, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Working at home with a puppy

Working at home with a puppy

Writer Alan Williams is a regular guest author on the blog. He writes about mobile working and working at home with his dogs, Sparky and Wilson, who inspired his post Working from home with pets – healthy body and mind. Sadly Sparky passed away earlier this year, but now young Ruby has come into his […]

By September 11, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Miffy the 3 legged dog

Miffy the 3 legged dog

Why a 3 legged dog is the perfect home worker’s pet Today’s guest post is a joy! Social media trainer Jane Binnion describes how her daughter chose Miffy the 3 legged dog from a rescue centre. When I decided to become a self-employed trainer just over 3 years ago I decided to work from home […]

Home offices

Tools of the Trade – keeping warm

Tools of the Trade – keeping warm

Finally we are reminded that it is actually autumn with some heavy rain and lower temperatures! So this month’s sponsored feature Tools of the Trade concentrates on keeping warm while working at home, and takes a look at some eco-friendly ways to stay comfortable in your home workspace, whatever the weather. Snuglin Snuglin is a […]

5 ways to improve your home office

5 ways to improve your home office

We spend so much time in our home offices that sometimes they start to feel a little stale. Today’s guest post from writer and blogger Ali Lawrence suggests some ways to improve your home office if it’s become a little uninspiring: I feel so lucky to be able to work from home. I can set […]

Plants for the home office

Plants for the home office

Plants bring colour and life to your workspace and also have a favourable effect on the quality of your environment says home working editor Suzanna Henry in today’s guest post. House plants are mood boosters and bring nature close to home, the latter of which is particularly important for nature-starved urban dwellers. But there is […]

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Five things I can’t work without – the magazine editor

Five things I can’t work without – the magazine editor

Working alone as we often do, home workers like nothing better than a sneaky look at the way other people get organised! The last contributor to this series, freelance brand strategist Greg Dillon, revealed among other things how wearing his formal client shoes affects the way he presents. Today Heather Greig-Smith, the founder and editor […]

Launching All Things Bright & Good

Launching All Things Bright & Good

It’s an exciting day today! After lots of work behind the scenes we’re at last ready to launch our new lifestyle blog: All Things Bright & Good – a lovely life for less. Don’t worry, WfHW is going strong and after all the effort we’ve put in over the last 5 years to make it […]

Word to the Wise – improve your writing

Word to the Wise – improve your writing

We started this new Word to the Wise series last month with a couple of home working photographers sharing their tips for professional pictures. This month we take a look at words, and ways to improve your writing. Technical writer Claire Yeomans explains how to find some unusual characters on your computer, while VA Catherine […]

Garden Office Spotlight – it’s a short commute to a garden room!

Garden Office Spotlight – it’s a short commute to a garden room!

The October edition of our popular sponsored feature, Garden Office Spotlight, offers three more stylish interpretations of the garden room as a base for home business. Check out the garden office recently featured on a Channel 4 show, a multipurpose building with an attached shed, and a garden room with optional ‘green roof’. Click on […]

Thursday Treat Time – fantasy shopping

Thursday Treat Time – fantasy shopping

Treats don’t have to cost anything, take up much time or be calorie-laden. Thrifty blogger Penny Golightly is my regular treat partner and today she’s found you another Treat under a Tenner. And if you have enough self-control my Thursday treat won’t cost a penny and will give you a good shot of inspiration. A […]