Interview with Elisa Castagna: A Survivor’s Guide to Working from Home

It isn’t always easy working from home. Despite hating homework in our childhoods, homeworking is now considered the modern day employee’s dream. But is it as cushy as it seems? There are so many traps to fall into, from staying in bed too long to telling yourself you’ll start work …

Do You Have What It Takes To Work From Home? These Are The Top Traits Employers Look For In Remote Workers

You know you want to work from home. And you’re pretty sure you have what it takes to be a remote worker. But did you know that there are a specific set of traits that employers look for when making remote hiring decisions? It’s true! Because remote work is a …

Small Businesses Still Love Checks: 5 Reasons They Should Stop Sending Them in the Mail

Writing checks has been an integral part of running a small business for well over a century – as essential to an entrepreneur’s operations as turning on the lights or balancing the cash drawer. And for most of that history, hearing “the check is in the mail” was like a …

Selling website maintenance plans? Don’t make these 8 big mistakes.

With client services, it can often seem like you’re riding an income rollercoaster that you can’t escape. Some months you’re flush with cash and in others, you’re barely scraping by. It’s a tough and very stressful place to be, which is why so many designers and developers are on a …

Workers have little interest in table football and dogs in the office

Traditional workplace benefits like holiday allowances and pensions trump quirkier ‘benefits’ like being allowed to take your dog into the office, according to a survey by Aviva.  Out of a wide range of workplace benefits, 43 percent of UK employees said they were least interested in being allowed to take …

Artificial Intelligence will positively impact accountancy, according to accountants themselves

For many, the thought of adopting artificial intelligence (AI) in the workplace is a daunting prospect. But it seems that the majority of chartered accountants believe it will, in fact, have a positive effect on the industry. According to research conducted by CABA, the charity supporting the wellbeing of chartered …