Category: Inspiration

Launching a new business can be an overwhelming experience, especially if you’re starting up on your own, and you’ll be glad of all the help and advice you can get.

The thing is that you never stop learning where the world of business is concerned – you’ll not only take on board the advice of those in your industry, you’ll learn from your own mistakes and from the mistakes of others.

But  what if this advice isn’t as forthcoming as you might have expected? You could try networking events and get to know other people in your sector or situation, or you could scour the industry press, the internet or even social media for guides to help you along the way.

Or you could check out any one of these five brilliant business podcasts…

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Back in 2010 David Cameron, Britain’s Prime Minister, declared that “Britain is now open for business” while on a trade mission to China. And he wasn’t kidding – the UK has seen the number of self-employed rise by 650,000 to 4.5million in the last five years.

This means the self-employed now account for 15% of the UK’s active workforce, and while some of this has been borne out of necessity – it’s no coincidence the number of people starting up on their own increased as recession came along – it’s clear the UK is a nation of start-ups.

So if you’re thinking of joining the legion of UK start-ups, here’s some top tips to get your start-ups up and running…

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