Remote working continues to grow in popularity in the UK. After the Flexible Working Policy was introduced back in June last year, lots more employees are taking advantage of the opportunity to work from outside the office. A recent survey from Unify polled 15,000 Britons and found that 29 percent of respondents worked outside the […]
A few pieces of research have come out recently looking at the best places to live abroad for expats. If you are considering a life overseas to work remotely but have not yet decided on your destination, it’s always good to have an idea about which countries are proving popular with other expats. Quality of […]
A futurologist from BT, Nicola Millard, was recently quoted in The Guardian stating something that we have all known for quite a long time now. According to Millard, ‘knowledge-based workers’ no longer have to work in offices sitting at their desks because they can carry out their work with little more than a computer, internet […]
If you have decided to work remotely in some far-flung corner of the world, one of the things that you will need to do is research your chosen location. However, while researching a destination in the past may have involved buying a travel guide and reading it from cover to cover, these days you will […]
When you start working remotely, security is perhaps one of the last things that you will be thinking about. However, it is well worth remembering to take a few appropriate security steps if you want to reduce the risk of something going wrong so you can get the most from your remote work.
Being a remote worker is great, but what about managing a team of remote workers? Whether you are the boss of a company and choose to have your employees working from home, or you work with a team of freelancers, there are a number of tools that may come in handy to make your life […]
Even though working remotely has become so much easier in recent years, most of that is due to the increasing speed and ubiquitousness of the internet. It really is the one thing that you absolutely must have access to if you want to work successfully on a remote basis.
Staying in touch with business contacts is crucial in order to maintain good working relationships. One of the largest perceived problems with working overseas is staying in touch with your business contacts back home, but actually it shouldn’t be a problem at all.