What would you do if you knew you couldn’t fail? The honest answer to this could be your first step towards reinventing yourself.
Whatever your reason for starting a business when you’re over 50 you have some fantastic advantages.
Katie Day was in her 50s with a business going nowhere fast. Witnessing a car accident gave her the push she needed to ‘Go for It’ and restart her business and her life.
When she founded Persephone Books to resurrect ‘forgotten’ novels, Nicola Beauman had no inkling of the cult status it would achieve – nor that one of her titles would become a Hollywood movie.
New Enterprise Allowance is the Government’s welfare to self-employment scheme. But very few women are benefiting. We look at the pitfalls and how to avoid them.
Starting a business in your 50s is a growing trend. Is it time for you to find the courage to put long-held dreams into action?
‘How can the most disadvantaged groups benefit from enterprise?’ to be blunt, they can’t within the current government system, or at least to say it’s very difficult, Aaron Barbour, Research and Policy Manager at linksUK, told the Prowess Conference in March 2009.
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