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After the year we’ve had, it’s likely most of us will need a little extra money for the holidays this year.

If you could do with some extra cash, it could be worth considering your own seasonal start-up.

Here are some ideas for how you could make some extra festive cash with your own Christmas business.

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2020 has been a tough year for all of us, and if you’ve been placed on furlough during lockdowns or you’ve had the misfortune of losing your job – even if you’ve just had enough of everything want to work for yourself –  it might be worth considering starting up your own venture.

This could either be by doing your current job on a freelance basis or starting up your own new business.

Starting out can be costly though, in terms of both time and money, so it’s often a good idea to kick things off by working from home – you may even have no choice but to do so in the current climate.

But what businesses work well when started from home? Here are our top home business start up ideas.

Inspiration Small business Work from home

Although never the healthiest of pursuits, post-work drinks – whether alcoholic or otherwise – offered an opportunity way to wind down after a day at work and connect with colleagues outside of the nine-to-five.

The coronavirus pandemic has all but put paid to this ritual and, more seriously, an end to us even mixing in the workplace.

Although we’re big advocates of the benefits of working from home, lockdown has taught us that it can lead to unhappiness and mental health issues when it’s forced upon people and it’s full time. Especially for anyone who struggles to separate home and worklife when the commute is taken out of the equaiton.

That’s why Jimmy Williams of Urban Jungle is now putting money into mental health, rather than team socials.

Inspiration Small business Work from home

The UK has entered a new phase of lockdown. The government’s new ‘three-tier’ approach means that each area of England will falls into one of three categories. Here’s all you need to know.

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It’s probably the last thing on your mind right now, but there are only 86 days until Christmas.

And given that many of us have had to tighten our belts this year as a result of a drop in wages through lockdown, now is as good a time as any to put a budgeting plan together – not only could this see your finances in better shape by Christmas, it will set you for the year ahead in 2021.

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