Do you want to work for yourself? You can find some great home business ideas in this section. Starting a business from home, can be an excellent way to create the work-life balance you need. In this section you will find information and advice about how to start a home business and ideas for running a home based franchise business, as well as tips on freelancing and managing the responsibilities which come with being self employed.
Have you ever thought about franchising as a way to set up your own home business? Franchises are a little like a ‘business in a box’, where you buy a tried and tested concept and brand, and are fully supported in setting up your business. Search here for a range of flexible franchise ideas, everything from children’s parties, to business services.
The Government has extended a business loan scheme to help small businesses struggling due to the coronavirus, but critics say it falls short of the... read more
Social distancing is well under way and the schools are closed, which means that many of us are working from home with our children in the house. It's... read more
When the guilt kicks in because you can’t get time off work for sports day, or you have to let the team in the office down AGAIN because your child... read more
Gay Flashman's new book gives entrepreneurs the tools to take control of their message and do their own story telling. read more
A new survey shows how many freelancers are being forced to close their businesses, use their savings or take measures such as selling their houses to... read more
Chancellor Rishi Sunak is facing pressure to extend the Government's income protection scheme for the self-employed in line with the furlough scheme... read more
The Government has launched its income protection scheme for the self employed. read more
We speak to Romi Savova, founder of PensionBee, about what motivated her to start the pensions company and how she is managing in the current crisis. read more