Working from home

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

Accounts & Tax

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

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

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.

Sole trader

Working from Home – Be healthier and happier as a Sole Trader

As the number of freelancers, sole traders and people working from home increases, AXA PPP healthcare has created a new graphic, which advises those who work from home how to feel healthier and happier in their roles.


Two thirds of mums consider starting a business from home

Nearly two thirds of mothers with children under the age of ten are thinking about starting a business from home in the next three years, research finds.

Office & home working

The pros and cons of running a business from home

Geraint Evans discusses the ramifications of starting a company in a domestic setting and the options available for expanding.

Small Business Insurance

Insurance cover if working from home

As businesses seek to cut costs, many are looking to work from home. According to research by business insurance provider Hiscox, 2.1 million businesses are run from home, with 1,400 new ventures launched from a domestic base in the UK every week. However, there are still costs to consider - notably, changes to their insurance and legal status.

Office & home working

Working from home

Deciding where to physically carry out your work is something which needs careful consideration. The nature of your business may dictate your location or premises choice.

Partner content

Can businesses save money on CBILS repayment costs by refinancing for a RLS loan?

Your business could save money on CBILS repayments by refinancing for an RLS loan – Funding Options tells us how

Partner content

How to grow your team

Andrew Walsh, founder of AW Repair Group, takes a look at some of the key issues that small businesses face as they scale up

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How to build your business

Andrew Walsh, founder of AW Repair Group, explains why you need to invest in your branding – even if you're a small business

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Embrace your unconventional superpowers

Brij Thankey, CEO of Precision FM, explains how taking focus away from the numbers and putting it on his team has benefited his business