Working from home, but everybody’s sick

This week was supposed to be the start of the new regime – so what went wrong? So here’s one thing I planned for 9 January, life changes. The youngest starts nursery which means all three boys will be in the system, and out of the house without me having to pay for childcare. That…

This was the week it was all going to change. All three kids at school. Work life balance sorted. What could go wrong?

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Should you check emails outside working hours?

French employees have been given the right to ignore emails outside office hours – but what if your office hours are all over the place? So France has done the decent thing and passed a new law that forces companies with more than 50 workers to give staff the right to disconnect from their emails…

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My 2017 work resolutions

What are your 2017 work resolutions? To work less? To work smarter? To work flexibly? Let 2017 be the year it all falls into place. Here are my resolutions. What are yours? To lose the commute Having taken redundancy at the end of last year, I’ve already done this, but it’s one to hang onto. Losing…

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Competition – win a pair of Georgiana Scott Hoop Station earrings

We’re very excited to have teamed up with the celebrity favourite brand Georgiana Scott to offer one lucky reader a free pair of gorgeous Hoop Station earrings. Treat yourself to a Christmas present you really want that will update and invigorate your working wardrobe, whether you’re in an office or WFH. The Lago di Como…

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Flexible working – Louise Harris MBACP counsellor

What do you do? I’m a self-employed counsellor who works with a range of issues across three practices for Harley Street Counselling & Training. I’m based in Harley Street, Marylebone W1G, Royal Tunbridge Wells and Rochester, both in Kent. I set up self-employment under the name of Freedom Living Counselling and got work for Harley Street…

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