People work from home for all kinds of reasons doing a range of jobs across many sectors, for example admin and secretarial work, call centre work, childminding, computing, hairdressing, home tutoring, manufacturing, online sales, pet minding or product parties.
More people are working from home part of the week and in work the rest of the week. Some ask their employer if they can work from home all of the time.
You need to think very carefully about homeworking as it can be lonely and work can take over your home. You also need to be aware of scams and fake work offers.
These organisations offer help and advice: