For dads, choosing to work from home is one of the biggest career moves. Celebrate the power and influence work from home dads can have in shaping their children into responsible adults and binding their families into a wholesome unit....

Arise, in partnership with npower, has been named as the Utilities Outsourcing Project of the Year at the 2016 Global Sourcing Association Awards (GSA UK). Formerly known as the NOA Awards, the GSA UK Awards recognise and celebrate best practices in the sourcing world. And...

Have you been working too hard? Do you constantly find yourself tired, irritable and frustrated about the lack of time you spend with your family? It’s a new year and therefore an ideal time to adopt a new strategy to improve your work-life balance. Research about...

Now is a good time to be an entrepreneur in the UK. There are over 5.2 million small businesses operating in the UK compared to 700,000 just a few decades ago. According to a recent Populus survey for the Royal Society of the Arts, 84% of...

Now that you’ve put away the last of the decorations, taken down your tree and eaten the last of the Christmas cookies, it’s time to sit down and think about what’s in store for your career this year. As you stand at the cusp of...

In today’s digital world it is essential to have a strong online presence. Social media marketing is critical towards promoting your personal and professional profile. According to a survey by Google, 97% of consumers use the internet to search for a local business. An online...

A lot of people dream of working for themselves – but when you are a mum, the idea of working flexible hours is especially enticing. You can choose how and when you spend time with the kids, save time and energy commuting and strike a...

Based in Birmingham, Paul Bannister has been a certified Arise CSP since October 2014. Initially working under another IB, he set up his own company, Freeflex Homeworking Solutions, in March 2015. We spoke to Paul about his journey over the past 12 months, from when he...

When you work from home and spend your day in your home office it is worth investing some time and energy creating a productive workspace. The famous saying “Work is what you do, not where you go” is an inspiration for most home workers, and...