Category Archives: Blog

Here at Velocity Towers we pride ourselves on keeping up with the latest business news and events affecting our virtual office clients. Catch up with the latest articles and our take on happenings around the Velocity planet…

Staying waterproof as a remote worker

Businessman riding a bike in the rain with an umbrella

If you’re always on the move, working from a variety of locations, this time of year can see you getting a drenching. Stay waterproof with these tips…

One of the joys of remote working is the ability to work from anywhere. And in the summer, this is great as you cycle, walk or bus from location to location. But when the weather takes a turn for the worse, the idea of tracking down a café with WiFi become less a joy and more of a chore.
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The rise of online groups for remote workers

Businesswoman networking remotely with other workers

To help remote workers keep in the loop, a number of online groups have popped up. We look at what they’re for and how they can help people working from home.

If you work from home you can often feel cut off from the working life. This can mean missing out of the social side of work and the sharing of information that comes with working in an office.
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5 financial aspects of life freelancers don’t consider

Being a freelancer can mean having to give up a few perks that come with having a contracted position. And this can affect your personal finances.

There are a number of benefits to being a freelancer – from choosing when you work to not having to tackle a daily commute. But there are also a few downsides – one of which is how it affects your finances.
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How to stop yourself from getting bored at work

With new figures showing many workers are spending a good chunk of their working day bored, we look at ways to keep your job interesting.

Whether you’re in the office, working from home or a freelancer, there’s a good risk you’re going to get bored by your work at some point. A study by recruitment firm Robert Half found that employees are bored at work for 14% of the time – over 5 hours a week.
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How to ask for more money as a freelancer

Freelancing is a competitive way to earn a living – but sometimes you need to raise your prices or ask for more from a client. Here’s how to approach the difficult subject…

British people don’t like to talk about money. And they’re even less inclined to ask for more money – even in a business environment. But keeping your freelance rates the same no matter what’s happening in the economy or your business means it becomes harder for you to expand and grow.
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The remote workers essential toolkit

Check out our guide to everything you need to be a remote worker – from the apps that make life easier to the kit that’s essential when working on the move

Working remotely provides plenty of flexibility and the chance to adjust your work/life balance.

But you’ll need a helping hand to become a productive and effective remote worker. Our toolkit gives you everything you’ll need to set up and succeed.

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