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Home Work To Rule

by | 4th, May 2007

home-worker.jpgNO commuting chaos, no need to change out of your pyjamas, indeed, no need to do much work at all. It’s no wonder that more and more people want to work from home.

According to a survey by the Skipton Building Society, half of the workers claim that they could do a better job from home.

With the average commuter spending £17,515 on petrol and £4,000 in parking fees (surely that’s unfair for people who travel by train and bus?), the cost of travel was cited by 16 per cent of people in the survey as the main reason why working from home would their preferred choice.

But what about the famed office ‘banter’, chatting about Big Brother over the water cooler, mindlessly surfing the web, getting a plastic sandwich from Sainsbury’s for your lunch and listening to the incessant ‘wackiness’ of the office ‘clown’?…

Sod it, I’m staying at home today.

Posted: 4th, May 2007 | In: Money Comment | TrackBack | Permalink