This article, written by Margaret Young, was originally published as an edited version in the April 2019 print edition of Irish Tatler magazine
Whether you are a self-employed person who usually works from home, which is exactly what I am when I am not out and about training my clients! or an employee with occasional remote working arrangements, you may find yourself ready to move on from your home office to a hot desk. Whether your neighbor is having noisy building work done or you just have cabin fever, it can be good to get out sometimes. Personally, I find for more creative work, home is too distracting, and I need the discipline of sitting at a traditional work environment to keep me focused. As a freelancer, it also feels like a step-up when you venture forth beyond your local Starbucks!