5 Things I Can't Work Without

5 Things I Can’t Work Without – the chef

5 Things I Can’t Work Without – the chef

We’ve discovered our readers are as curious about other home workers as we are! So this series is all about the different kinds of things home business owners rely on to do a good job. Chef and food blogger Anita-Clare Field shares what allows her to keep her many plates spinning: I am manically busy […]

Making Money

VAs – have your cake and eat it with Worldwide101

VAs – have your cake and eat it with Worldwide101

Sandra Lewis of Worldwide101 is looking for skilled VAs. Professionals who want fulfilling work they can do at home alongside a busy personal life. Is that you or someone you know? In today’s sponsored post Sandra explains how Worldwide101 was born, and how you can become part of it: Five years ago, I had just […]

Reviews

Whiteboard paint review

Whiteboard paint review

With whiteboard paint you can write on the walls for a treat this Thursday! It’s Thursday Treat time here and on pennygolightly.com, the blog that tracks down bargains and finds the nicer things in life for less. Today we’re letting our imaginations run riot and writing our best ideas on the wall! Do you ever […]

Home Offices

Finding the ideal live/work space

Finding the ideal live/work space

Over the last few years the options for home workers searching for their ideal live/work space have mushroomed. Today’s sponsored post from Black Brick Property Finders looks at the possibilities: Actually living the work-from-home life is often very different from the magazine lifestyle we originally aspired to. The work/life balance can end up completely shot, […]

Latest Posts

What’s in Your Bag? The PAT tester

What’s in Your Bag? The PAT tester

We haven’t had a poke around a home business owner’s bag lately, and our survey is already showing that you’re as curious as we are to know how other people work! So I’m delighted to introduce Richard Ayre, who is a PAT tester, and has agreed to show us the tools of his trade. Click […]

Working from home tips from a wonder woman

Working from home tips from a wonder woman

In today’s guest post seasoned home worker Emer McCourt describes how she tackled the challenges we’re all so familiar with. She came up with a list of working from home tips fit for a superhero: Before starting my fab new job as digital marketing strategist at meetingrooms.com, I worked from home for many years, both […]

Garden Office Spotlight is back

Garden Office Spotlight is back

This is the first edition this year of our popular sponsored feature, Garden Office Spotlight. In it three garden office suppliers showcase a recent build or popular design from their range. We hope that you’ll get some inspiration from these buildings, whether you’re planning your own office out in the garden, or looking for design […]

Work from Home Wisdom blog survey

Work from Home Wisdom blog survey

We want to know more about you! We’d love to get your feedback. It’s been a while since we did a survey on the blog, and our last survey was designed to find out your views and feelings about working from home, your challenges and how you overcome them. This time we’d like to get […]

Shared Parental Leave

Shared Parental Leave

Shared Parental Leave is the latest in a line of ‘family friendly’ legislation to go live. But how popular is it actually going to be with parents and legislation-weary employers? Home-based HR consultant Kay Heald explains the rules and their possible impact: Shared Parental Leave – what is it? Well, Shared Parental Leave is a […]

Pet Fursday – Skimble & Jess

Pet Fursday – Skimble & Jess

Skimble and Jess work with Michelle Chapman of the award-winning blog Veg Plotting: We’d had 2 cats previously – Tinker and Lucy – and in 2001 after Lucy died I vowed we’d have a break from having pets for a while so we could go travelling and not be so tied to the house. However, […]

Unusual home working jobs – nutritional therapist

Unusual home working jobs – nutritional therapist

Running a nutrition consultancy from home may not be that unusual, but Clare Millar’s angle on it certainly is! Here she explains how her love of the 1940s led to Eat for Victory: Hi Clare, tell us about Eat For Victory. Eat for Victory is a nutrition consultancy run by myself, a vintage loving Nutritional […]