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.
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A report from an All-Party Parliamentary Group calls for a review of legislation around contracting, with a focus on rights for those who fall inside... read more