Guide

Use your home as a workplace

Introduction

Running your business from home might be the best option for you if you become self-employed. Using your home as a workplace could enable you to get your new business up and running without the added challenge of looking for, and then either renting or buying a business property.

If you are planning to set up and run a business from your home, there are a number of things you need to take into consideration before you begin. You will want to consider how to create a separate work area in your home and look into the home business work equipment and workstation setup you may require.

Working from home can affect your mortgage, your home insurance, other people living in your house and even your neighbours. There are also tax considerations of working from home.

This guide explains the advantages and disadvantages of working from home and helps you turn the place you live in into a place of work.

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