Work out a workspace

Working from a home office or study can leave you prey to unhelpful distractions, so make sure your space is laid out exactly the way you want it, writes Ros Drinkwater.

13th October, 2012
Work out a workspace
JK Rowling's home office at the author's Edinburgh mansion, Abbotsford Park.

Virginia Woolf described it as "a room of one's own". Charles Darwin called it a study.

We know it as the home office, the new kid on the real estate block, in demand due to the increase of people working from home.

In recent years, we have seen businesses cutting overheads by reducing the number of employees who work under the corporate roof. Workers made redundant have used their redundancy payments to finance a career...

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