These days many businesses begin as a home venture – overheads are low and it seems you have all you need when you can kit out your box room as an office very cheaply, but it won’t last forever.
There was one clear winner from last week’s Budget – small business. It clearly showed how SMEs have moved from the wings to centre stage of the economy and should encourage more to step into the spotlight.
More than three million Brits are set to get creative during the festive period and sell handmade goods for Christmas, which is set to generate sales of £376m.
New research conducted by Atomik Research for Direct Line for Business has revealed that 60 per cent of the 844,000 home business owners with dependent children take time away from business to invest in their young ones during school holidays.