Remote Working Is Growing in the UK

Remote Working Is Growing in the UK

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 […]

Top PayPal Alternatives for Earning Overseas

Top PayPal Alternatives for Earning Overseas

PayPal is the most popular option for receiving payments from clients all over the world. However, some people don’t like using it, and it may not always be the best option for you. If you want to provide more ways for your clients to pay you, here are some of the best PayPal alternatives to […]

Evernote Alternatives to Try

Evernote Alternatives to Try

I love Evernote, as I’ve mentioned on this blog many times before. Note-taking tools are so useful for remote workers, and Evernote is my favourite. But it is not the only note-taking tool around, and there are actually a number of good tools that you may prefer over Evernote. Here are a few of its […]

Remote Workers: Money Matters Overseas

Remote Workers: Money Matters Overseas

Back in your home country, getting access to your cash is something you rarely need to think about. However, as soon as you go overseas for a long period of time, it becomes a serious matter. If your money is located in one country, but you live in another, you will need to make sure […]

More Remote Working Tools to Try Out

Posted by on Sep 5, 2014 in work online, working remotely | No Comments
More Remote Working Tools to Try Out

I’m always on the lookout for useful tools to help me get more done when working remotely. I’ve recently been looking into some more tools that I’ve come across –Trello, Redbooth and FreeAgent – and I’ve written my thoughts below. Trello This is an interesting way of doing project management, and I was attracted by […]

Get More from Google Hangouts

Posted by on Aug 22, 2014 in work online, working remotely | No Comments
Get More from Google Hangouts

Google Hangouts has become an incredibly popular tool for remote workers all over the world. If you have a Google+ account, you can create hangouts with ease and speak to multiple people via video feed from wherever you are. But if you use Hangouts, are you sure you’re getting the most out of them? Here […]

Outsourcing Overseas Grows in Popularity

Outsourcing Overseas Grows in Popularity

2,200 small businesses recently took part in a survey by Freelancer.co.uk to answer questions about how much outsourcing to other countries they were currently doing, and the results were revealed this month. The survey, the results of which were published in Techwatch, found that outsourcing to developing countries has grown dramatically in the last year […]

Is It Time to Hire a VA?

Whether you are a self-employed freelancer, entrepreneur or running a business with numerous employees, anyone can make use of a virtual assistant (VA). The ability to call on someone whenever you need odd jobs carried out – often small jobs that are not highly skilled such as admin, phone calls, emails, typing, etc – can […]

Why Doesn’t Everyone Work Remotely?

Posted by on May 13, 2014 in working remotely | No Comments

One of the great things about remote working is the smug feeling that comes when you hear about or see commuters battling their way into work each morning, putting up with bad weather, late trains and terrible traffic. A recent article in The Guardian looked at the problems suffered by commuters during the strike action […]

At Uni? It’s a Great Time to Plan a Remote Working Lifestyle

Many people go into remote work after they have built up skills in a particular area or industry over the course of many years. But it is never too early to start planning for a remote lifestyle. In fact, if you are still at university, you may find that now is a great time to […]