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.


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.


Ninety per cent of stay-at-home staff admit they shirk work

A new survey reveals that Brits working from home skive off for nearly five hours a week on average.

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.

Masterclass Series

Green finance

Simon Cureton, CEO of Funding Options, walks us through the 'green boom' in eco-friendly businesses along the growth of green finance

Masterclass Series

The funding landscape

This article from Tracc looks at the changing funding landscape and how business owners can improve their chance to secure funding themselves

Partner content

5 tools to help monetise your content in 2022

We explore five online tools that you can use to help you monetise your content in 2022

Partner content

Tooling up for hybrid

Equipping your people with the best technologies for the hybrid workplace