A recent AXA survey found that 1 in 10 UK residents intend to start their own business in the next 12 months. This is a staggering claim but there's no doubt that the ranks of the self-employed have been increasing for the past decade. What is driving this choice to create your own work, if indeed it is through choice?
The first in our 'Day in the Life' series to tell the stories of our members businesses and share their experiences and tips for success. Rupert Morris is Director at Digital Marketing firm The Munro Agency. During the 16 months he has been a Collabor8te member his business has gone from strength to strength. Working with a virtual team, Rupert's aim is to turn under-performing websites into profit generators all around the globe.
Anyone who has ever gone it alone to work for themselves For me, I now have what I think is a healthy relationship with THE FEAR. I believe in what I’m doing of course I do, or I wouldn’t be doing it (Lord knows getting a job sometimes feels would be much easier and can be very tempting!) But sometimes, and with it comes self-doubt and sleepness nights, I’m absolutely petrified!