Being your boss. Freedom and flexibility. Following your passions. No more commuting.
Some of the many, many benefits of working for yourself.
But of course, the world of self-employment can also have its downsides – one of which is experiencing isolation as a small business owner. Many people who start their own businesses do so after having had a previous career. It’s a common theme that many of us ‘escape’ the corporate world of high targets and expectations, burnout and stress to retrain in something that ignites our passion. But as well as leaving all that behind, we also say goodbye to some really good stuff as well. Read more