Homeworking agency Holidaysplease has announced record sales for January.

The upmarket Internet-based company has seen year-on-year sales rise 127% while passenger numbers increased by 55%.

Commission for January was up 151%.

Holidaysplease director Richard Dixon said: “The increase in margins achieved is particularly pleasing as it comes as a direct result of the work we have been doing with our homeworking team through the autumn.

“We set ourselves a tough sales target for January and have exceeded it by 18%. Our online marketing campaigns are working very well, we are generating good numbers of quality leads.”