Kim Bendall: How working remotely made me part of the team

A brave new world

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Homeworking took Kim Bendall a while to get used to - but that was back in 2012. Here she explains why WFH works for her, why she no longer feels like an 'outsourced' paraplanner and how lockdown made her part of 'the team'

Cast your minds back to life in most financial planning firms before Covid. Most of you worked together with your colleagues every day. You probably made each other drinks in the kitchen. You may even have had lunch together. Your clients came to see you, and your businesses very much centralised around the office and its internal systems and processes. It's amazing how much has changed since then, isn't it?   As an outsourced paraplanner since 2012, I can honestly say that Covid hasn't changed my personal work environment. While everyone else was having to deal with the significan...

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