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If everything goes as planned, we’re currently in the final months of lockdown and we’ll be back to normal sometime in June. But even if our everyday lives get back to normal, there’s a good chance that the pandemic will have permanently changed the way many of us work.

Working from home was booming across the UK even before lockdown – around 40% of new companies registered are believed to be run from home.

Anyone who’s had to suddenly work from home for long periods will confirm that it can be tricky staying motivated. And that’s before you consider the amount of distractions there are around the home.

If you’re a home worker suffering from a severe lack of self-discipline, here are some top tips to keep motivated.

Flexible working Guides & How-Tos Work from home

The pandemic has changed the way many businesses operate, and more of us than ever now work from home. Although remote working has it’s benefits – no commute, more flexible hours – it also has one massive downside for thousands of of people. Working from home can get lonely.

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As if things haven’t been difficult enough lately, the Met Office is now issuing flood warnings in areas right across the UK. Although no severe flood warnings have yet been issued, thousands of UK homes and businesses could soon be damaged by flood waters.

If you’re in one of the affected areas, you need to act now and take the necessary steps to minimize the risk of you being washed out of your home, office, or both if you’re one of the thousands of business owners who run their operation from home.

If you do work from home this can be a disaster to both your personal and professional life, so you need to take steps to minimise the risk – the better prepared you are, the less damage your property is likely to suffer.

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If you’re on the wind-down for Christmas, there’s a good chance your employees are too – in fact, a study has found they may have switched off around a week ago, which makes you wonder when exactly is the right time to start the seasonal shut down?

Flexible working Guides & How-Tos Inspiration Uncategorized Work from home

The coronavirus crisis has seen more of us working from home than ever before. And while this is usually seen as a positive for work/life balance, lockdown restrictions have meant it can seem more oppressive than ever – few of us like the daily commute, but for some it might now seem like a welcome respite from the routine of wake up, work, sleep.

The good news is that local lockdown restrictions aren’t (yet) as strict as those we saw earlier in the year- gyms are still open and trips to public  spaces are still very much encouraged, even if the weather suggest otherwise.

Exercise is not only could it be the key to long term health, it could also help to keep your work/life balance in check.  Even if you can’t escape the shackles of your workspace, it doesn’t mean you can’t limber up.

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