When you work as a sole trader, you can be anywhere that is comfortable. Creating an outdoor space and taking a backlit laptop or notebook outside to work allows you to experience the fresh air and sunshine instead of being cooped up in the house or office all day. These days there are many different styles of outdoor furniture that are comfortable and convenient. Your outside office chair can be made of wicker, rattan or boat wood from Indonesia or Bali.
Many people start their own small business from their homes – sometimes even using a corner of the dining room table for their office until they get the business going. Often they are happy to stay small, but in other the business increases beyond their wildest dreams and before they know it they’ve had to employ staff and move to a larger office.
However, there are many benefits to remaining a sole trader who doesn’t employ staff. It suits some people to continue to work alone from their home and use the internet as a way of contacting their clients. A big benefit is that you can organise your work schedule around your life and can be at home to care for children, or for when the children come home from school.Read More