DIARY: Home work is a winner for Word Association

Working from home is becoming increasingly popular in these dark days of Tube strikes and congestion charges, but our attention is drawn to what - with nine staff - is possibly the largest PR firm to operate on a work-from-home basis.

Leicestershire B2B agency Word Association has scooped the Future Work Award, a national competition to 'find the best use of comms technology to change the way a business operates'.

The agency's staff meet up just once a week at founder and MD Mark Thomas's humble abode, where the dining room becomes the boardroom.

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