Finding reliable companies that employee home workers can be difficult, so here’s some established companies that provide work from home opportunities to UK home workers.
More and more companies are hiring work-at-home telephone support advisors. These positions provide a realible income, flexible hours and often come with free training.
For most telephone support roles, you will need a computer, internet access and a landline.
Arise offers telephone support opportunities for home based workers in customer service, technical support and sales.
Sensee employees home call centre agents for leading brands, from insurance and travel companies to high street and online retailers.
Transcription work requires excellent typing skills, though if you meet the criteria, this type of work can provide a good, steady income.
Sterling Transcription specialises in medical, radiology, and financial transcription. They have opportunities for freelancers with a good typing speed, experience of transcription or MS Word and who can commit to a minimum of 10 hours per week.
Outsec is an award winning online transcription company based in the UK. To work from home for OutSec you must have an excellent typing speed and at least 24 months experience of working in an office environment.
DICT8 provides medical transcription services to the NHS and private practitioners. They have home working opportunities for experienced medical transcribers, typing up medical notes from home.
Freelance Bidding Websites
Freelance bidding websites allow businesses and individuals to outsource projects to freelance providers.
The projects available on freelance bidding sites are varied and include call management, research, writing, book-keeping and web design.
Once registered as a freelance provider, you can begin to bid on openings you are interested in. Bidding is merely applying in writing via the freelance bidding website and submitting an amount you are willing to work for, whether that be an hourly rate or a fixed fee.