The UK prime minister is looking to secure a last-gasp deal that will gain cross-party support, as well as the backing of the EU and the Irish Taoiseach. It’s no secret that the potential economic disaster of a no-deal Brexit could see some big companies leave the UK – Nissan is the latest company to once again voice its concerns – but it seems there could be a huge knock-on effect for the UK’s freelance workforce.
Category: Work from home
Working from home – or telecommuting – can be beneficial for both employees and employers. While employees get the benefit of flexible working and the improved work/life balance that brings, employers get a more motivated and productive workforce, with staff who are happier to work longer hours when the daily commute is taken out of the equation.
Telecommuting isn’t for everyone though, so here are five top tips to make sure employers get the most of telecommuting.
Fridays are a typical work from home day – at the end of the week when no-one will really miss you in the office. But should work from home Fridays become a movement in itself – like Fridays for Future – to help the fight against climate change?
Working from home can be great for improved work/life balance and productivity, but it takes a certain type of person to really make it work – if you’re easily distracted or have trouble working alone, it might be the best working environment for you.
There’s also the added problem that you never really get to leave the house, and can easily spend days on end between the same four walls. Sometimes, the only respite from this lonely existence is when your other half gets in from work themselves.
But what if they work at home too? Would living in each other’s pockets day-after-day be enough to drive the two of you crazy?
If you’re a work-from-home couple, here are some top tips to make sure that couples who work together, stay together.
Summer storms have been causing flash floods across the UK and the Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for western Scotland and northern England. Hopefully, you’ve managed to avoid the worst of the flooding, or protected your property before the rain fall. If not, your business premises could be badly damaged, meaning you need to make an insurance claim.
Here’s what action to take in the immediate aftermath of a flood, alongside information on how to make a flood insurance claim.