With the remarkable boom in social media, even the smallest businesses are now using social media to market their business. Everyone’s doing it. “There are some 62,000 social enterprises in Britain today, contributing more than £24bn to the economy and employing nearly one million people.” -...

Many companies today are embracing a remote company culture with a view to getting work done more productively and efficiently. In fact, remote working has become an integral tool for improving company cultures. However, developing a company culture can be challenging for any business. It is therefore...

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...

Are you in the throes of preparing for motherhood? But also wondering, how you can use your time after maternity leave to boost your career or build yourself a new one? Maybe it’s time to consider the route of running your own business. There are around...

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...

Autumn has arrived and, at least in the North West, it is delivering some amazing weather that was sadly lacking through the summer months!  My home office is in the basement of my house and so I really value the one window I have, which...

Why does a new home-based business start every 12 seconds? There is no better way to find out than to start one yourself. Partnering with Arise has many benefits as a route to starting your own home-based business. Some of the more salient ones include: 1....

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...