If you are thinking of starting your own business you should consider the possibility of working from home.
Home-based businesses are a popular option for many types of smaller business. Benefits include:
- lower costs
- lack of travel expenses
- better work/life balance
- flexible working hours
- a working environment that you have chosen/designed
Advances in technology mean that many kinds of business can be run from a home base.
This guide outlines the advantages and disadvantages of starting a business from home and provides information on start-up costs and financing a home-based business.
Free business start-up support
Access free start-up business support from your local council. They will organise one-to-one mentoring sessions with your local business adviser and provide tailored guidance to develop your business plan.
Complete a short enquiry form or call 0800 027 0639 to register for this free advice and guidance.
Structure your business
Name your business
Register your business
Choose your premises