Today it is becoming increasingly common to come across stay-at-home dads (SAHDs) who are choosing to work from home and spend more time with their children....

There is no doubt that ‘working from home’ has many benefits, but there are considerable challenges as well.Human beings are social creatures. Even those people who enjoy their solitude, cannot be happy with their own company for a long period of time. So, do you...

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...

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...

Part 2 - The Operation:  Keir Greenwood is the UK Vice President of Client Results at Arise Virtual Solutions, a unique specialist provider of Business Process Outsourcing (BPO),that uses a virtual Work at Home operation enabled and supported by leading edge technologies, innovative processes and highly skilled and...

Nigel Payne is Client Results Manager for Arise Virtual Solutions, EMEA. Prior to joining Arise, Nigel worked in a variety of account management roles within the financial and warranty services industries; the skills he acquired during that time provided an ideal platform for the transition into his current...

Part 1-The Customer: Keir Greenwood is the Vice President of Client Results at Arise Virtual Solutions, a unique specialist provider of Business Process Outsourcing (BPO), that uses a virtual Work@Home operation enabled and supported by leading edge technologies, innovative processes and highly skilled and motivated human...

Patrick Harkins has worked for Arise since just after its inception in Europe in 2008. He currently works as Arise’s Enrolment and Assessment Manager, sourcing and inducting new CSP’s and IBO’s onto Arise Client Certification Courses. Originally from Glasgow, Patrick has worked in the customer...

Sir Richard Branson, UK’s popular billionaire and the owner of the Virgin Group began as a young entrepreneur. Frank and forthright, he has always been very vocal about his support for the concept of homeworking, saying that he has not worked in an office even...