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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.

Guides & How-Tos Small business Work from home

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

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.

Flexible working

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…

Guides & How-Tos

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!

Work from home