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It hardly seems like any time at all since we were all enjoying the heat of the summer, and we were asking if you let your staff dress down in summer, and offering advice on how to help your smartphone survive the heat.

But suddenly we’re well into November, the clocks have gone back and it’s almost Christmas

Although the mornings are now marginally lighter, it won’t be long before we’re all going to and from work in the dark. The changing of the seasons can also lead to feelings of depression, if you suffer from Seasonal Affect Disorder (SAD), here’s how to combat the symptoms of SAD.

So if you struggle to drag yourself from under the duvet during the darker, colder months, here are some top tips to help you wake up in winter.

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If you want to successfully work from home, you need to make sure you have the all the same equipment, apps, and logins you have in the office – there are few things more frustrating than spending half the day trying get things up and running, and constantly phoning IT to make sure you have the right logins.

So once you’ve got the work laptop sorted and the VPN, here are some essential work from home apps to make your work from home life even easier…

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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.

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After the torrential rain over the weekend, the UK looks set to be hit with even more deluges over the next seven days. The rainfall is set to be so bad, the Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning to western Scotland and northern England, parts of which have already been hit by flash floods.

If you’ve not yet fallen foul of the flood waters though, there’s still time to 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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