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 […]

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 […]

Remote Work & Distractions: A BT Futurologist Speaks

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 […]

Managing Remote Workers: Top Tools for Bosses

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 […]

Where Can You Find the Fastest Internet Speeds Abroad?

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.

Travelling The World Darryl’s Way

After being fed up of the English non-summers and cold winters Darryl and his wife Lindy decided to make their dreams into reality, travelling the world experiencing Milan, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Sydney and now Thailand.

Working with Freelances Across the Seas: A Guide for Employers

I often write about tips for becoming a remote worker. But what if you are considering hiring a remote worker instead? It can be a great decision for any business. Not only will you be able to hire the best people for the job irrespective of where they live, but you may also be able […]

Using a Tablet for Remote Working

Tablets are often thought of as devices to be used for fun rather than work, devices for consuming rather than producing. However, the more I think about it, the more I begin to realise that they could be ideal for remote working. They won’t be for everyone, but they have many features that make them […]

Offshore Banking: A Guide for UK Remote Workers

If you go abroad to work for a short period of time, you will probably end up keeping your own bank account back in the UK. Clients can pay you directly into that, and you can then get access to your money via an ATM whenever you want.