With the Edinburgh Festival well under way this week's 'Day in the Life' focuses on Peter Aitchison - MD of Property Management Firm, Biggar & Hay Ltd - and member of 'To Be Continued', an improvised comedy group playing to sell out crowds at the Festival this month. So just how does he manage to combine the two? And does the coworking community at Collabor8te provide him with an endless source of material......?
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?