Month: <span>May 2014</span>

If you regularly work from home you’ll appreciate that sometimes things can get a little lonely and combating that feeling of isolation can be a real challenge – once you’ve waved everyone on their way, the house can quickly become eerily and disconcertingly quiet.

Putting the radio on can help but there’s still that sense of separation from the rest of the working world, even if you regularly keep in touch with colleagues over the phone or via video call.

So if you suffer some form of work from home blues, an office pet could be the answer. Not convinced? Read on…

Work from home


‘Iron’ Mike Tyson fielded a conference call on Friday to discuss Iron Mike Productions’ return to the Turning Stone Resort on June 6 for another ESPN2 boxing show.

Back in August we reported how Tyson’s new business interest was holding the “Tyson is Back”event at the resort and now the former heavyweight champion of the world is ready to head up a second event.

Conference calling News

So, how many of you enjoyed the relative pleasures of working from home today – it being National Work from Home Day and all?

If you did then you were in good company as figures released today by the Trade Union Congress (TUC) reveal more than 4million people now regularly work from home – a year-on-year rise of 62,000.

But some parts of the UK do more home-working than others…

Flexible working Work from home

Tech is big business, but it’s also a volatile business – stock prices can plummet faster than you can say ‘Facebook’ – but it’s still surprising to see a dearth of tech entrepreneurs  making it into the Sunday Times’ Super-Rich List.

Of the 100 billionaires who made the list, only four made their riches from tech, and three of them made their fortunes through phones. So who are the tech billionaires…