Home Office

How to work from home successfully with kids

Our article on making working from home more sustainable for you might have given you some pointers, but it’s not quite so easy when kids are involved. So that’s why we’ve come up with some tips to help you get all your work done AND not leave the kids feeling neglected. Tip 1: Create a daily schedule When the whole family knows what’s expected of them, it makes things a lot easier. Create a large flipchart-sized schedule for the entire day where you coordinate and plan mealtimes, chores, school and homework time, work time (for you), break time, play dates, …

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Home Insurance

Do You Need To Change Your Home Insurance If You Start A Business At Home?

Home insurance is there to protect you if you get burgled or your home is damaged by fire or flooding. But will it protect you if you run your business from home?  A lot of people are starting home businesses these days and confusion about insurance is very common. If your computer is being used for business purposes, for example, will this be covered by your home insurance or not? Do you need a separate policy if you run a business? If you are concerned about insurance issues, here is everything you need to know.  Contents Insurance  People often wonder …

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Office

Ways to Make Working From Home More Sustainable for You

Working from home doesn’t have to be a massive chore, but for many it often feels like one. When you start out, the idea of working at home can seem great: no commute, no annoying colleagues and all of your home comforts. But the drawbacks can be even bigger if you don’t plan properly and set up your home working space in the right way. We’re going to talk about how to get this right today, so read on to find out more. Create Strict Work Hours for Yourself First of all, you should think about how your working hours …

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Working from home

What does income protection cover?

In these crazy uncertain times, there has been a surge of interest in insurance products such as income protection. We’ve realised that we are not invincible, and anything can happen to compromise our earnings. It’s worth having some cover in place to safeguard us in difficult times – particularly if you have a family who relies on your income. Income protection requires a little monthly investment, so you might be wondering how it works and what it covers. Here’s a run down of all the basics… What is income protection? Income protection is a really important insurance product for anyone …

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Home Office

Your Home Office Needs To Be Perfect… Is It?

Right now, with so many people needing to work from home much more, and many of them realizing that it works well for them, offering an outstanding work-life balance and making them more productive, as well as meaning they don’t have to worry about a long commute (thus saving time and money), the home office has reached a pinnacle.   It might have felt strange at first, especially if you were used to being around other people and working in a team, but gradually, as time has gone on, the idea of working from home has become a popular one, as …

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