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We’re often told to ‘follow your passion’ and ‘chase your dreams’, but how many of us are surrounded by doubt when it comes to running a business? Spoiler - a lot!
Neil and Rachel With nearly 40,000 followers on Instagram and coming in at 84 in the UK’s Top Startups Index 2018 (the only restaurant to do so), plant-based burger restaurant, The Vurger Co, are a force to be reckoned with. Loyal fans and a crowdfunding success have helped their Shoreditch branch become something of a vegan 'fast-food' constitution, so much so that they've recently opened their doors to another branch in Canary Wharf.
We’re living in what industry insiders are calling “the golden age of fitness”. One in seven Brits has an active gym membership, with many of them swapping late nights for early mornings in the studio.
You’re an advisor, problem solver, a motivator and a confidante — all rolled into one. Success as a personal trainer comes from your ability to gain trust and build relationships: something that applies just as much to your online presence as it does to your sessions on the gym floor.
As a marketer, the prospect of going freelance brings up plenty of potential pros and cons. The whole process can be daunting but pays dividends in the long run.
The construction industry is booming — with almost one in five of the UK’s 5.5 million small businesses operating in the sector.
The benefits of life as a freelance graphic designer are plain to see. You get to work on your own terms, on a schedule that suits you, and claim better pay for your projects than if you were to operate through an agency.
Always dreamed of starting your own business? Jesseca Stewart did - and in August 2018 she finally took the plunge and quit the 9-5 to take her design company full-time.
The life of a developer isn’t known for being easy — but if you’ve picked this career path, you likely love a challenge. So isn’t it a relief to know that, in spite of how confusing coding can be, you know that software development is one of the most in-demand industries globally?
In recent years, it’s been tougher for property rental businesses in the UK. Lending criteria has been tightened, regulations have become less generous and rental yields have fallen — but can lessors still have good earning opportunities despite these challenges?
Few businesses are more rewarding for your creativity than arranging stunning bouquets. Best of all, floristry is the kind of small business you can easily run online, from the comfort of your own home.
Breaking into the property development industry can be a rewarding enterprise, but you’ll likely face a number of challenges on the way. Aside from being great at selling, developers must excel at marketing, project management, property market analysis, and most importantly, understanding what buyers want and need.