Working for Yourself

Running a Business, Starting a Company or Being Self-Employed

April 2014
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  • Publisher
  • Published
    16th April 2014
  • ISBN 9781854188274
  • Language English
  • Pages 173 pp.
  • Size 6.875" x 8.875"

This book offers important advice and guidance which will help you reach your potential within business. The need for this book is high because many people are currently setting up their own business or thinking of doing so. Some of them are doing it because they want the freedom and lifestyle that comes with working for yourself.

Due to the current changes occurring within economies today, alternative career opportunities are often few and far between, and in some cases virtually non-existent. Your own business is almost always an option, and it is one that a lot of people are taking.

If you are considering setting up your own business, you certainly need information and some hard facts. This book will provide you with essential guidance in areas such as funding, tax, accounts and much more! You will also appreciate an insight into useful character traits and the attributes necessary for success, as well as such things as the advantages and disadvantages of working from home.

A complete guide to self-employment, covering:

* Is Self-Employment Right for You?
* Leaving Your Present Employer
* Some Fundamental Early Decisions
* Available Advice and Information
* The Business Plan and Break-Even Calculation
* Funding the Business
* Funding Your Customers
* Running the Business
* Book-Keeping and Accounts
* Dealing with Tax

Roger Mason

Roger Mason has considerable practical experience as a company secretary. His early career was with Midland Bank and the Ford Motor Company before becoming finance director of ITC Entertainment Ltd. He was, for 14 years, company secretary and finance director of a leading British greetings card company. He lectures on finance and business matters and has written a number of books.