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Start-up 'sailors' still keen to weather the storm by launching own businesses




Given the uncharted and turbulent economic waters we appear to be sailing through at the moment, it might appear surprising that our free First Steps to Start Up have been attracting more potential entrepreneurs recently.

So I asked one of our recent groups why and I was told by one enthusiastic lady that starting a business allowed her to take control of her life and career now rather than rely on others to shape her future.

That’s not uncommon but what’s interesting is that this powerful motivation is still driving people today to plan for their new enterprises, regardless. Which is really positive as small businesses remain so essential to growth and innovation.


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