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New Year, new business from home?

December 20th 2016
By: Melanie
New Year, new business from home?

It’s at this time of year that many of us will be thinking about making life changes - there’s something about the New Year that makes us reflect on the past year and seek improvements in our lives. Many of us even think about embarking on a new career, or setting up a new business - if you are thinking about working from home next year then you will be joining the 4.2 million plus* who currently work from home in the UK.

There are many benefits working from home, flexible working hours, no commute, relaxed environment and ultimately it gives people more control over their working hours.  - And Phil Flaxton, Director of WorkWiseUK told the mirror,:“The structure of our economy and consequently our workplaces has changed significantly.

“Cultural, economic and social changes are affecting attitudes to how we balance or mix work and lifestyle, where increasing mobility and technology is shifting the acceptance or need for traditional office based, 9-5 work patterns, to be replaced by more home-based, flexible ways and periods of work.

“Such fundamental change towards home-working is recognised by increasing numbers of inspired, and more trusting employers.”

If you are thinking about running a business from home you don’t need to have a massive space to accommodate your needs to start with (depending on what type of business you are looking to start) but having a dedicated space outside the home does help to separate working time, that’s why this house currently on the market with Intercounty Bishop’s Stortford offers the perfect working from home environment with its separate studio/office.

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This beautifully presented 5 bedroom, Victorian family home offers spacious living accommodation which has been tastefully updated and extended by the current owners and offers a generous lounge, dining room, and snug. A stunning and well-appointed kitchen/breakfast room with separate utility room. Master bedroom with en-suite shower and walk-in wardrobe and a further 4 double bedrooms, family bathroom and an additional separate shower room. The property also has a single garage, ample off-street parking and a private rear garden that has been newly landscaped, with a patio/entertainment area. EPC Rating E.

Features include:

Beautifully Presented 5 Bedroom Home

3 Reception Rooms

Stunning Kitchen / Breakfast Room

Study / Office

Master Bedroom With En-suite Shower

Newly Landscaped Private Garden

Single Garage & Driveway Parking

Separate Studio / Office

Monitored Alarm System

EPC Rating E

For more information or to book an appointment please contact Intercounty Bishop’s Stortford on 01279 757500 or follow thislink.

*figures based on 2014 ONS stats

Source: http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/working-home-soars-15million-people-8008210