Working from home

Why you should avoid eating lunch at your desk

We all know that eating regularly and healthily is the way to keep our energy levels up, but often forget that how and where we eat can affect our productivity too. If you’re a bit behind with work, grabbing a quick sandwich at your desk can seem like the best solution, but a recent study

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Balancing work with commitments at home

Times, they are a’changing and it is becoming increasingly common for more and more people to have long term care situations at home that they are committed to, as well as going out to work to earn money to pay the bills. With elderly parents living longer and life being more stressful, such as illness

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Coping when your business goes bust

Imagine being your own boss. You choose when and where you work, the products or services on offer and how the business is run. The possibilities are endless and you can pursue a business that allows you to turn your interests into moneymaking opportunities. However, new businesses are not easy to hold on to as

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Taking a career break or sabbatical

If you’re desperate for a break from work, there are a couple of options open to you. If you’re lucky, your company may offer a sabbatical. Or you could take a career break – which basically means resigning from your job to explore other avenues. Here we take a look at the two options in

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How Facebook can help your business

If you run your own business, you might not realise how useful Facebook can be. As well as being a tool for sharing family photos, it’s also a great way of building up a loyal following and promoting your business. Source of information When potential customers are searching for information about a business, they will

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Coping with redundancy

You may have known it was coming, or perhaps it was a complete shock, but the fallout from redundancy is the same. It can have devastating effects on self-confidence, self-worth, and on the financial practicalities of life. Learning to cope with the new status-quo as quickly as possible will aid recovery from the shock, and

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