Health

Work from home safely

Work from home safely

Fire safety when you work from home Today’s guest post says don’t forget health and safety just because you work from home: Along with meetings and interfering bosses, health and safety is part of the bureaucracy of corporate life you might be glad to leave behind when you start to work from home. But you […]

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An introvert home worker’s guide to surviving a day event

An introvert home worker’s guide to surviving a day event

How a home worker can make the most of workshops and conferences A and I spent three days over the weekend at a conference in London. There were about 200 people attending and the days were long – 9 am to 6 pm. I didn’t attend all the sessions as I’m still recovering from a […]

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Illness/injury and the home business owner

Illness/injury and the home business owner

It’s what every freelancer dreads – not being able to work due to illness or injury. Claire Melvin describes how she’s been coping with not being able to bake: I’ve learned some very valuable lessons over the last four weeks. The first lesson I learned was that it’s not a good idea to chop nuts […]

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When are you too ill to keep working at home?

When are you too ill to keep working at home?

I’ve had a particularly unpleasant cold for over a week now, and I’m thoroughly fed-up with it. In fact I decided over the weekend that a week is plenty long enough for a cold and that Monday was going to be the start of a new, healthy week. Unfortunately my body didn’t respond and I […]

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When is home working a bad idea?

When is home working a bad idea?

I was recently talking to a long-standing home worker who’s going through a divorce (unfortunately not an amicable one) and he said something that got me thinking – ‘I need a job’. What he meant was that spending long periods of time alone in his home office was not the best way to deal with […]

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