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House rules: How to stay healthy while working from home

From excessive snacking to backache, Anna Magee has some timely advice for those new to working from home

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Food for thought: Healthy snacks like fruit will help fuel your working day

Food for thought: Healthy snacks like fruit will help fuel your working day

Food for thought: Healthy snacks like fruit will help fuel your working day

Making your own hours, wearing what you like and escaping a dreary commute are often the dream. Yet according to experts, working from home - even when it isn't sprung upon you by circumstances out of your control - comes with a host of problems for focus, productivity and health.

Figures released this month by global employee performance monitoring company Leesman reported a staggering 55pc of employees have little or no experience working from home. And, of the 140,000 people surveyed, those aged 55 to 64 reported the lowest satisfaction. So, how can we make working from home easier on our minds and bodies?

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