Around 5million people in the UK are self-employed – which can often mean working on your own. You may have client meetings and speak a lot on the phone, but it’s not the same as working day in, day out with the same colleagues.
You may even co-work or share an office with other freelancers, as is becoming more popular, but chances are, you’ll all be working on your own thing and won’t have much time to stop and chat or bounce ideas off each other. You might work from home and use a virtual office like The Maltings offers with your own personal answering service, and yet have virtually no contact with the outside world.
So, what are the best ways for the self-employed to stay sane?!