smallbusiness.co.uk: Helping your business think big

A small business guide to self employment
Self-employed people need a high level of motivation and organisation to succeed

Guide

A small business guide to self employment

David Bird |

David Bird, founder of Online Mortgage Advisor, discusses the procedure to follow for those who decide to go it alone in business. 

More from Setting up a company

Advertisement

Get expert help when you need it

Be part of an exclusive community of like minded professionals with access to our panel of 50 industry experts. Get your most pressing questions answered today. Become a member for just £9.99.

How much time did you take off this summer?

Dont be afraid of starting up

Video

Don't be afraid of starting up

Bobby Lane, partner at accountancy firm Shelley Stock Hutter LLP, explains why the compliance side of starting a business is not as complicated as it may appear.

Smokeless smoking

Comment & opinion

Smokeless smoking

Twenty-one year-old Ben Wilson set up Freshcig in July 2011 and expects sales of £250,000 for his first year of trading.

Delivering the goods

Comment & opinion

Delivering the goods

Former banker Rob Ford started grocery delivery service OnlywithTilia.com this year and looks to turn over £100,000 in his first year of trading.

Small Business Offers

More from Small Business

Financing a Business
What I learned from my crowdfunding experience

What I learned from my crowdfunding experience

Henry Catchpole broke the record for the quickest close on crowdfunding website Syndicate Room. Here, he...  

Running a Business
Why you must take advantage of cultural shifts in the workplace

Why you must take advantage of cultural shifts in the workplace

The future of the workplace is changing, and making sense of this new world of...  

News
Study shows promising outlook for small companies around the world

Study shows promising outlook for small companies around the world

An international survey of small businesses has revealed a strong improvement in sentiment over the...  

Blog
Small businesses find the going tough in modern economy

Small businesses find the going tough in modern economy

More than three quarters of SME leaders are not confident in the steady recovery of...