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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?

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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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The internet offers an instant and limitless well of information – it’s made life a whole lot easier for all of us!

On the flipside, it provides a limitless number of distractions – one minute you’re researching the best way to make an international conference call, then next minute you’re watching a gif of a grumpy cat, and before you know it six hours have passed and you’ve not done a thing on your to-do list.

And that’s before we get started on social media!

So if you’re working day suffers from fatal distractions, here’s how to stop wasting time…

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Are you working from home, perhaps due to coronavirus restrictions at your workplace? Do you check your work emails from home? Answer business calls on your day off? Or even maybe just catch up on some office admin when you’re at a loose end?

If so, you could be doing damage to your health!

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