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If you work from home you most likely have the relative luxury to go about your business wearing whatever you feel comfortable in – no need for a suit and tie if you’re not in the mood, no need to even get dressed if you don’t feel like it.

As appealing as answering business calls in the buff may sound though, it’s not ideal for productivity – clothes that negatively effect your social standing or self esteem will have the same effect on your productivity.

While you may feel comfy slouching around in your pyjamas, you’ll not be taking care of business to the best of your ability.

So what should your work from home wardrobe look like?

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More storms, coupled with a cold snap are on the way for the UK, which makes working from home an absolute must.

If you have the benefit of being able to work remotely, and have decided to work from home,then it’s worth giving some real thought to which day is best to be out of the office – maybe start off with one day a week at first and then take it from there.

With that in mind, is it better to take a long weekend away from the office, by working from home on a Monday or a Friday, or break up the week with work from home Wednesday?

And have you even considered that Tuesday is the worst day of the week?

Let’s try and work out which day is best for you to work from home.

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As Storm Ciara batters the UK, flood waters have reason meaning thousands of UK homes and businesses will have been damaged by flood waters.

Storm Ciara threatens to be the worst of the century, the Met Office has said, with heavy rain and winds of almost 100mph hitting Britain.

Weather warnings have been issued across the country amid very strong gusts and flooding.

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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This coming Monday (January 20, 2020) is the first Blue Monday of the new decade – said to be the most depressing day of the year as the perfect combination of bad weather, post-Christmas debt levels, failing New Year’s resolutions, low motivation and at least a week until payday all hit at once.

If you work from home  your outlook can be even gloomy as you’re stuck between the same four walls for the best part of every day, chasing invoices from work that you hoped would be paid before Christmas.

Here are some top tips to help you beat the Blue Monday blues.

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January seems like the ideal month to work from home – dark mornings, dark nights, cold busy commutes – who wouldn’t want to avoid all that?!

But when you work from home, it can be all too easy to blur the lines between work-life and home-life, which can not only kill productivity, but can also make you feel like you never get a break from work.

So here are five top tips to separate business and pleasure.

Guides & How-Tos Work from home