We know how frustrating working from home can be – your desk used to be the dining table; your chair is already giving you back ache and nothing is where you want it!

When you don’t have to worry about looking smart for the office, it’s easy to slip into relaxed holiday mode. But countless studies have proven that what you wear has a direct impact on your state of mind

As with the lack of a dress code, not having to worry about a commute can seem like a blessing but can actually be very difficult to get used to. A lot of people struggle without that defined time period of travelling, which creates a boundary between work and home

Whether you’re sharing the dining table with the kids doing homework or you’re lucky enough to have a spare room to set up in, it’s important that you make the most of the space you have. Set yourself up properly with a decent chair and space for notebooks, pens etc. If you’re working off a laptop, raise it up to eye level and your back will thank you

When working from home it’s easy to underestimate how much contact we used to have with colleagues in the office, from catching up in the kitchen to chatting over the photocopier. While you can’t recreate these spontaneous moments, you can keep in touch via email

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