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Setting up your own business

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Are you looking to set up your own business?

Well you’re not alone! 64%* of people in the UK would like to start their own company. These aspiring entrepreneurs say their motivation has a lot to do with ‘being your own boss’ and the flexibility that comes with it. To be able to work from home if you want to while doing something you are passionate about, makes starting your own business especially attractive.

There are a few things to think about before you embark on this journey and to help, we have created a short guide with a couple of personal and financial points you may want to consider before starting.

Get personal
Think finances first
Do some research
Make a plan
Decide on a structure
Do the paperwork to get started
Don’t forget your retirement savings
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Whatever you do decide to do - good luck!

* Source as at 15 April 2019: smeloans.co.uk/64-percent-of-britains-workforce-want-to-start-a-business

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