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Month: <span>December 2019</span>
2020 is nearly upon us – a year that has always been synonymous with ushering in the future. And as we’ll no doubt be marveling at more technological advances, we need to make the necessary changes in our own businesses and routines to make sure we keep up with and, hopefully, stay ahead of the competition.
How many of our small business New Year resolutions will your business be carrying out?
Working from home sounds like an absolute dream – no need to get dressed for work, no need to negotiate the morning commute, and no need to bother with co-workers. The trouble is, working from home might not be quite as easy as you might imagine – there are distractions literally everywhere.
When you work from home, the washing-up becomes an exciting alternative to that project you’re desperately trying to ignore, a morning of ironing becomes the perfect antidote to a morning of checking emails, and even daytime television seems to have a certain appeal.
And to make things even worse, you don’t have the watchful eyes of co-workers to keep you in check and off all those sites and social media accounts that help keep you from your work.
So if you’re looking to work from home, here’s how to ditch the distractions and work more effectively…
It’s Christmas Day in less than a week’s time- meaning the roads and railways will be packed with festive revellers and shoppers and will be no place for anyone travelling on business.
If you’re in any doubt as to just how rammed the railways will be, figures from Trainline reveal how this Christmas is set to be the busiest ever as 20,000 more passengers than last year have already booked their festive train tickets.
And then there’s ‘frantic Friday’ to contend with.
Thankfully, there are a couple of ways you can beat the Christmas travel chaos.
Working from home has always been seen as a great way to help improve the work/life balance of employees, but not all jobs – or all employees for that matter – are suitable for remote working.
So it’s interesting to see that Channel 4 is introducing agile working as part of its employment policy from January next year.