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101 Genuine Work From Home Jobs in the UK

101 Genuine Work From Home Jobs in the UK

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Including evening work from home, typing jobs and data entry jobs for home

If you’ve been thinking about going back to work but can’t seem to find the right job then there are a lot of ways you can earn money without doing the normal nine to five.

Genuine work from home jobs in the UK are out there, with a lot of big businesses looking for work from home employees; this can be full time, part time, temporary or as self-employed. Think of it this way, even your drive and garage might make some extra money for you.

We all want the freedom to look after our kids and still earn money, and legitimate work from home jobs can give us just that.

If you’ve never worked from home before then it can be some adjustment but it’s really worth it.

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Genuine Work From Home Jobs

These are genuine work from home jobs and can have you doing anything from online tutoring, internet research, freelance writing, transcription services, website design, customer service or sales type roles.

None of these are scams, and while some do require you to be self-employed, none are from multilevel marketing. You should be able to scam from a mile away. The rule of thumb; if it sounds to good to be true, then it probably is. Never pay to work.

Flexibility is key to working from home. If you do decide on the freelance route, then you may find combining jobs more worthwhile, so having multiple jobs on the go at the same time.

If you’d prefer to be a employee working from home, then you’ll have a greater chance of finding a role if you can work a few hours during the day or even one day a month in an office.

Regardless of it you’re freelance or a employee, you’ll still need the same basic equipment to work from home, like a high-speed internet connection, mobile phone, computer, printer and basic office software.

If you’re looking to start a job from home then my top 5 tips are:

1. Look for a need in your chosen market.

Is there a gap in the market? Could you do something better? Make a list of the things that you dislike about your competitor and make sure you do them better!

2. Build a website.

This is easier than it sounds!

Use a system like WordPress that has thousands of YouTube videos that walkthrough you step by step how to build it.

You don’t need to buy a website theme straight away. Use a free one and see how you go.

You do need a URL and a hosting package though. They are a lot cheaper if you use an external company like TSO.

You can buy your domain name from them too.

Try to think of a name that is as close to your business as possible. Have a quick Google to check that no one has it as well. Remember to check social media feeds as well.

You can check and purchase domains easily using a site like TSO*, who we buy ALL our domains from.

TSO also offer web hosting. You want a company that you can trust as they are going to have access to your website.

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3. Use search engines to grow your business.

If you feel like you need help to the right work life balance or to grow your business than have a look at People Per Hour* or Fiverr*.

Time is money. Think about what you can achieve if you had some help.

4. Make yourself the expert.

Whatever you’re doing make sure you’re the go to person. Hang around in Facebook groups or on Twitter and answer people’s questions on your niche.

Write blog posts for sites that are in your industry so your name gets out. Write how-tos or tip based blog posts or videos to show people that you know what you’re talking about.

5. Set up an email list early on.

Having an email list means that you always have people to read your blogs or an audience that are interested in what you are doing.

We use Mailerlite* as they have great customer service and easy to build email templates. (Remember to check the ISO website for GDPR guidelines.)

Then depending on which business below you decide to do will come with a few more costs.

If you’re just looking to top up your income, then sites like TopCashBack*, Quidco* and Swagbucks* are a good place to start.

So here are 101 genuine and legitimate work from home jobs that you can do in the evening or around the kids. (To find out where these jobs are advertised, keep reading.)

Typing Jobs From Home


CV Writer

Digital Marketing Coordinator

Medical Writer

Marketing Consultant

SEO Writer




Social Media Consultant

Internet Researcher

Online Moderators


Article Writer

Script Writer

E-book Writer

Academic Writer

Course Writer

PPC Writer

Gift Card Writer


Contract Writer

CV Writer

Review Writer

Recipe Inventer

General Freelancer

Ideas Generator

Business Plan Writer

Pitch Writer

Data Entry Jobs From home

Applications Support Analyst

Customer Service Agent

Data Administrator

Appointment Scheduler

Data Processor

Appointment Setter

Merchandise Database Assistant

Customer Assistance

Conversion Administrator

Payroll Administrator

Virtual Assistant

Financial Forecaster

Project Manager

Professional Match Better

Business Manager

Market Researcher

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Evening Work From Home

Online Retail Assistant

Website Reviewer

Telephone Interviewer

Research Fellow


Call Center Agent

Web Developer

User Researcher

Email Support

Product Tester

Online Tutor

Web Designer

Survey Taker

eBay Reseller


Stock Trader

Forum Moderator

Game Tester

Jewellery Maker


Ironing Agent

Esty seller


Graphic Designer


Voice Over Artist

Infographic Designer

Professional TV Watcher

Career Advisor

YouTube Host

Gift Card Seller

Picture Seller

Parking Space Agent

Adult Chat Line Host

Meal Sharer

Amazon Marketplace Seller


Competition Enterer

Buzzoole Blogger

Course Seller

Affiliate Marketing Manager


Audio Editor

App Developer

Astrology Reader

Business Coach

Video Editor

Mystery Shopper


Travel Agent

Virtual Receptionist

HR Assistant

IT Support

Pet Sitter

Selfie Clothes Seller

Relationship Advisor

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How To Find Genuine Work From Home Jobs

To start, think of this job search as your job. However many hours you want to work should be the amount of hours you put in to finding it.

Start by letting your friends and family know you’re looking. Use social media, especially Facebook and Linkedin to let everyone know the kinds of jobs you are looking for.

Network and really thick out the box. If there is a job you like the look of but it’s office based, think of a way you can pitch to that company that would work for them and you. Could you do the job at home in less time? Would they get flexible working and would it work for their business?

Contact everyone you’ve ever worked with. You’ll be surprised the leads it can generate.

Where To Search For Work From Home Jobs

No matter the position, the best places to start are the online job sites.

Use words like “work from home”, “freelance” and “flexible working.” The Guardian, Monster, Jobsite, Indeed, WorkingMums all have new jobs posted daily.

Have a look at the freelance sites like People Per Hour*, Fiverr* and Upwork. Even if these sites just help while you find a more permanent role. They do take a percentage, so make sure you quote enough to the buyer.

Ignore words like “real work from home jobs” and “make your money fast” as these are normally MLM roles and just aren’t worth your time. Stick with the sites that focus on employing you.

Top Tips For Staying Safe While Looking For Work From Home Jobs

If it sounds too good to be true, then it probably is.

  • Look into every listing and Google the company to get a feel of them. Regardless of what you’re doing for them, freelance or as a employee, you need to know what they are like.
  • Get payment sorted first. Agree a price or salary and expectations from the get go.
  •  There are lots of scams out there, some of which are personalised and sound quite legitimate. Do your home work.
  • Ignore roles that guarantee you loads of money within six months or that will help you get rich fast from home. They don’t exist and it is a hard slog sometimes, so be prepared.
  • Do not send money! Legitimate employers don’t charge you to get started. Don’t buy any kits or software.

Laura x

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Laura Hassanyeh

Tuesday 13th of August 2019

Hi Laura, I am a mum to a three year old and at the moment, I Cannot work out of home and still be able to meet her needs and I was thinking about maybe takin up typing jobs from home if it is something I can do. What are the requirements for that?

Margaret Chinn

Saturday 20th of July 2019

Hi Laura

I'm looking to work from home and am just testing out the waters at the moment. Data Entry/Admin are right up my alley. Any suggestions on how I should get started please? I've just had my confidence shaken in my last job, so have since left and am starting again.


Sunday 11th of August 2019

Hi Margaret it all depends if you have a portfolio. If you do then I'd start advertising in local Facebook groups with your Facebook page. Make sure you have reviews and references. If you don't have a portfolio then I'd start on sites like PeoplePerHour and Fiverr. They are a race to the bottom but they do at least provide you with clients who will give you reviews and some work to show others. Hope that helps. Laura x

Karis Osborne

Thursday 28th of March 2019

Hi Laura,

Please can you advice me further in working from home? I get chronic migraines which although I can manage them , to a point , the added stress does sometimes trigger them all the more. More and more recently I feel like this would be a better route to take and would suit my lifestyle also. Any advice would be greatly appreciated :) Thank you x


Monday 22nd of April 2019

Hi Karis thanks for reaching out. I'd start by thinking about your skill set. What transferable skills do you have that could work online? Are you organised? Do you like social media? Are you good on the phone? All skills can be used!

Ian Edwards

Wednesday 27th of February 2019

I am an unemployed single male who would like to get into work from home data entry work myself. I guess I'm in the wrong place given the very name of the website i.e. but the site contains a lot of stuff which sounds like the sort of thing I'd like to do myself. I'm sorry to say I find the whole concept of this being for mums therefore women only really sexist. Why isn't it something a man (who isn't a mum or dad) do also? If you're still keen to help I'd welcome any help you can offer.


Tuesday 5th of March 2019

Hi Ian, the concept of working from home isn't just for mums or women, it's for everyone certainly. My site is aimed at mums at that's what I am and what I enjoy writing about. I'm sorry if you think my site is sexist, that's not what I'm about at all. Anyway, good luck on your quest for working at home. Happy to help if I can. Laura x