Could you work for yourself? What you need to know to get a business off the ground and make it a success
Anyone can be an entrepreneur – whether it is setting up a small business or topping up income with part-time endeavours. Although it is not without its tribulations, for many it provides a richer, more rewarding life. We speak to people who have changed their lives for the better by becoming their own boss – and looks at the crucial ingredients required to help kick-start a new business. Anthony Makin set up a landscaping and gardening business just six months ago. He says swapping the office for the outdoors has made his life richer. By judging health, happiness and income on equal terms, rather than assuming the latter would take care of everything, he has a new perspective on life.