Working from home

Articles, guides, advice, and latest news on working from home.

Employing & managing staff

Can I monitor my staff while they are homeworking?

Some business owners want homeworking staff to keep laptop cameras and microphones switched on, so they can scrutinise whet they’re doing. But is this even legal, let alone intrusive?

Office & home working

The essential guide to setting up a home office

We explore what makes a great home office, taking some tips from business owners who have set up their own.


Working from home tax breaks

Any employee can claim up to £125 annually through the Government's working from home tax relief. Here's how to apply for it and how to calculate what's owed to you


Do I need to pay business rates working from home?

Nearly half of the workforce was working from home at the height of Covid. But do you need to pay business rates if you’re working from home?

Office & home working

What are my legal responsibilities for homeworkers?

A guide to a small business owner's legal responsibility for homeworker health and safety


The GOAT (greatest of all time) guide on how to start a home business

Starting a new business from home needs lots of preparation, from setting up a limited company to health and safety and being compliant. Here is an easy guide on how to start a home business

Office & home working

Working from home? Self-regulation is the key to success

Working from home is growing fast across Europe and North America, but how should employees be managed that cannot be seen at their desks from 9 to 5? Can they be trusted to work just as hard as their colleagues at the office? These are among the dilemmas facing both workers and managers.

Office & home working

Bringing home into the office: How to flexibly work from home

More than 44 per cent of the UK prefer to work from home rather than head into the office, research finds.

Office & home working

Top tips for creating the perfect home office

Here, Cleveland Containers shares some top tips to create the perfect home office.

Office & home working

Almost a third of Brits work from home at least once a week

Research shows homeworkers now contribute an estimated £167 billion to the UK economy annually, and that the number of those who work from home in the UK is set to rise to 15.6 million by 2022.


Working from home can be a pain in the neck

More than half of home-workers have sustained injuries, aches and pains as a result of their working from home.


Is working from home a risk to your health?

Workers are risking their health by working from home in inappropriate office set ups, according to new research.

Business Loans

A guide to getting a small business loan

Everything you need to know on what small business loans are and what types of loan are available for your business.

Partner content

Why you need a business bank account

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5 things every small business owner needs to know before starting

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Business management

How to create good cashflow habits

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