Making It Work at Home: A Practical Guide to Working from Home
This book is essential reading for anyone considering, or continuing to work from home. More and more people are choosing to set up an office at their home and this guide takes the reader through their decision, weighing up the pros and cons of a move. Advice is given on every aspect of working from home, including where to set up an office space, ergonomic furniture, steps you can take to maintain a healthy work-lift balance and the financial implications of working from home. There is also a section on how to be more eco-friendly while working from home, from energy saving to recycling, reducing your carbon footprint to choosing the greenest products and a very helpful section on ways to avoid distraction, creating a productive routine and maintaining set breaks. This guide also details everything you need to know including health and safety, building regulations, legal obligations, your employer's responsibilities and EU directives.
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Taking the big leap
Setting the budget
How to get started
Achieving the worklife balance
Health and wellbeing
Sharing the space
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