Speaking at a reception at St James Palace to honour the over-50s entrepreneurs that his organisation has helped create, Prince Charles spoke ardently about how society needs to redress the lack of self-worth suffered by the middle-aged as they are made redundant from their jobs....

Home based businesses are a reality in the UK as 2.5 million people work from home and successfully manage their independent business, leading life on their own terms. Of these more than half are men....

The verdict is out then, with 70% women saying that it is virtual work that is giving them far more professional opportunities in technology fields and has successfully helped them achieve a significant measure of gender parity with men vis-à-vis technical roles....

Despite the rapid rise and phenomenal growth of the home based business sector, there still persist several misleading perceptions and niggling doubts about the very concept of working from home. Here are some of the popular but completely misplaced notions about running a home based...