Do you want to earn some pocket cash or perhaps a bit more? Think about working at your home.

No matter if you’re taking the maternity leave or are an at-home mom looking to make extra money There are many methods to earn money at your home. Here’s a quick guide.

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You could be able make use of your existing abilities to earn additional income working from your home
You might be able to work while the kids are asleep
Be aware that you must declare your earnings to the tax man.

Consider your current skill base

Which of your fantastic abilities could you benefit from working at your home? You’ll be surprised by the many capabilities you have. Are you a virtual PA, teacher via a phone, an online instructor or even a writer? A quick glance through the local paper yellow pages, community websites can give you fantastic ideas on what you can do.

Find your own way to be inventive

We’ve all heard that Britain is going crafty and home-made cakes cushions, cards, and baby clothes knitted from yarn are all a great way to earn money. If you’re looking for a creative outlet, why not sell your product on one of the most popular home-made craft websites like Etsy and Redbubble.

Sell your product in your community

If you’re home all day with children, there’s a good chance you’ve met numerous women doing exactly the similar thing. Consider what they may want to purchase – from cosmetics to home-delivery meals, birthday cakes for children and balloons, fragrant kitchenware and gifts.

Do your work when the children are asleep

If you’re just chasing toddlers, there’s plenty you can accomplish during the evenings, beginning a babysitting business to completing transcription work. Many mothers earn money buying and selling items on eBay or auction sites that are great for those who are sharp in spotting a trend that is about to become popular or are well-versed in the market niche you are in.

Domestic services

There are more and more businesses providing domestic services such as cleaning and landscaping, interior design and housekeeping and pet care- which is why demand is increasing. Take a look at the market in your region and find out what you could like to do.

Make use of your home as a source for money

You can take on a charming lodger or even become a host family for students from abroad – simply get in touch with your local English college or language school. You might even consider leasing your home to film, television and advertising firms – and you don’t have to have a huge house. Sign up for a free account at locationworks.com.

Mums to target

What if you could fill an opportunity by solving a “mum’s issue and make money? Countless products and strategies have emerged from simplifying the lives of mothers. Do some extensive market research and find out what other mothers are searching for, then test your ideas and take it to market!

Remember…

You’ll have to declare all earnings to HMRC and may be required be tax-paying. Contact HMRC as soon as you start your business and they will be able to guide you about how to proceed.