In today’s economy, small businesses and start-ups are a vital source of jobs and income for many of us.
An amazing 99% of companies in the UK are now classified as ‘small businesses’ – ones with fewer than 49 employees – and most people will know someone who has left their job to start their own business, or know people who run or work for family businesses.
You won’t have to look far to find examples of small business success stories either, meaning people are now more tempted than ever to break out of the office, try something new and be their own boss.
One of the easiest ways for people to get into the world of small business is to start running one from home. Combining the comfort and flexibility of your own home with low overheads and the freedom of being your own boss, home businesses are a vital first step for many successful companies.
To help people get to grips with starting their own business, we’ve put together this handy PDF guide. Giving tips on everything from planning and financing your business to setting up a home office and networking, the guide is great introduction to the basics of business.
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