Cheap, eco-friendly and oh so chic. Could garden offices be the way forward for workers looking for an alternative to the daily commute?
‘Shedworking’ is the termed coined to describe the altenative workplace revolution that’s taking Britain by storm.
According to Emma Jones of leading homeworking website ‘Enterprise Nation’, there are in excess of 2.5m businesses run from home. “We have spotted a significant increase in the number of business owners heading out to the garden and running their ventures,” she says, “and while our research suggests that the spare room will remain the most popular home enterprise space, it is closely followed by the garden office.”
Financially, it makes a lot of sense too. Adding up to 5% value to your property according to some experts. Installing an office in the garden is certainly by far the cheaper option over buying a house with an extra room. Psychologically, working from a garden office marks a clear difference between where you live and where you work.
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