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If you have recently lost your job then you aren't the only one. The current unemployment figure is around 1.6 million people in the UK! We believe there simply shouldn't be that many people unemployed in the UK. That's a lot of people sitting around doing nothing!

On the flip side of that coin there are currently around 31 million employed in the UK.

So many times on the television we hear the same old thing - "I've lost my job and I have no hope of getting a job, nobody will employ me". Well you might be right in one aspect - that due to the current economic climate you may well be virtually unemployable.

But the case is simple you have missed the one person who will employ you!

That's right there is one person in the world who will employ you - YOU!

Rather than working for someone else who may lose you your job through no fault of your own - isn't it time you took the responsibility yourself? Take control of your own destiny - start your own business. Once you've taken on the responsibility of starting your own business you will likely never look back.

So you are taking the plunge and starting your own business! Congratulations! It could be the best financial move you’ve ever made . . . or the worst! It’s very true that you will never make a fortune working for someone else. You might be comfortable, you might have a great retirement, and some people will get rich if they rise to the executive levels, but most of us will never earn as much working for someone else as we will with our own business. But if we go into our new business unprepared, we could lose everything we have and possibly even ruin our ability to re-enter the job force on the same terms we were on before. It can be more difficult to land a good job after being self-employed for an extended period of time. Of course, there are ways to deal with this issue, but that is beyond the scope of this article.

Our goal here is to get you prepared to succeed.

The phenomenon of a worker who may have been in the work force for 40 years suddenly starting a new career at 50 or over is a trend that is exploding as baby boomers hit that age bracket. There has always been a phenomenon of older workers trying something new but the trend has hit such a new high in the baby boomer retirement picture. So you have to wonder what about baby boomers makes them want to start new careers late in life. Part of it has to do with the way business has functioned in the last few decades. In our parents working years, the norm was to work for the same company and be a “company man” for 40-50 years, get that old watch and retire with a handsome retirement package. That formula just doesn’t work any more.

For one thing, retirement plans supported by employers have become a thing of the past. Savings for retirement have plummeted as the financial demands of life are all most people can keep up with. So the concept of working on into what used to be called retirement years is now a given if for no other reason than financial necessity.

The model we just laid out of employees staying with the same company for their entire adult lives is simply no longer a reality for all but a few in the modern work force. Most baby boomers have worked for dozens of companies in their adult lives so their retirement packages, if they exist at all, are small. Part of this can be attributed to the entrepreneurial spirit of baby boomers. But there has been a discernable shift in the way business works as well. Companies don’t like the idea of keeping employees that long. Add to that the fact that so many companies have gone out of business, been absorbed in huge corporate buy outs, or undergone drastic downsizing that by the time most boomers hit their 50s and 60s, the idea of keeping one single career moving forward is pretty hard to sustain.

But these negative explanations are not all there is to why baby boomers are starting over late in life. Boomers never did accept that the rules of life or aging applied to them. They are ambitious, adventurous and willing to strike on new paths with much less fear than previous generations. As boomers have faced some of the challenges of the economy and the modern business world, they have responded aggressively by starting businesses or changing their careers entirely late in life. And they are just as willing to pay their dues and stick with that new career until they are successful as they were when they were 30.

Many workers find a line of work and learn they can pay the bills and raise the kids early in life but they do not follow their dream career at that time. So when the time in life comes that the kids are out of the nest, the house paid off and the adventure of living has settled down somewhat, many baby boomers see that as the chance to finally throw off that boring old career and go after their dream career once and for all.

It’s inspirational to see someone in that stage of life setting the standard for not settling for anything less than realizing their dream by launching a new career doing what they always wanted to do all along. Who can fault boomers from wanting that kind of gratification of finding success in a career that fulfills their passions? So God bless the late in life boomers who go for the brass ring in their golden years. They will be an inspiration for many coming behind them to be as bold about their lives as well.

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IA Blog

Ibadan Blog

I-Beam Chassis Parts

Ibex Jackets

IBS Treatment



Ice and Snow Traction Cleats

Ice Boxes

Ice Buckets

Ice Buckets and Chillers

Ice Buckets and Tongs

Ice Climbing Tools

Ice Cream

Ice Cream and Frozen Yogurt Store

Ice Cream Cakes

Ice Cream Cones

Ice Cream Cones and Toppings

Ice Cream Equipment and Supplies

Ice Cream Flavourings

Ice Cream Flavourings

Ice Cream Machines

Ice Cream Making Machinery

Ice Cream Parlour

Ice Cream Sandwiches

Ice Cream Scoops

Ice Cream Servers and Slicers

Ice Cream Store

Ice Cream Truck

Ice Cream Van

Ice Cream Vending Cart

Ice Creams

Ice Crushers

Ice Cube Fansite

Ice Cube Moulds and Trays

Ice Cube Moulds and Trays

Ice Fishing Equipment

Ice Fishing Ice Augers

Ice Fishing Ice Spearing Equipment

Ice Fishing Line

Ice Fishing Reels

Ice Fishing Rod and Reel Combos

Ice Fishing Rods

Ice Fishing Shelters

Ice Fishing Tip-Ups

Ice Hockey Accessories

Ice Hockey Clothing

Ice Hockey Elbow Pads

Ice Hockey Equipment

Ice Hockey Equipment Bags

Ice Hockey Goal Targets

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Ice Hockey Goalkeeper Equipment

Ice Hockey Goalkeeper Masks

Ice Hockey Goalkeeper Skates

Ice Hockey Goalkeeper Sticks

Ice Hockey Goals

Ice Hockey Grips and Tapes

Ice Hockey Helmets

Ice Hockey Helmets and Face Masks

Ice Hockey Masks and Shields

Ice Hockey Nets

Ice Hockey Player Equipment

Ice Hockey Players Gloves

Ice Hockey Protective Gear

Ice Hockey Pucks

Ice Hockey Rink Equipment

Ice Hockey Shafts

Ice Hockey Shin Guards

Ice Hockey Shoulder Pads

Ice Hockey Skate Accessories

Ice Hockey Skates

Ice Hockey Sticks

Ice Hockey Training Equipment

Ice Lollies

Ice Lolly Moulds

Ice Lolly Moulds

Ice Machine Service

Ice Machines

Ice Makers

Ice Making Machines

Ice Packs

Ice Rink

Ice Sculptor

Ice Skate Bags

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Ice Skates

Ice Skates and Parts

Ice Skating

Ice Skating Blog

Ice Skating Clothing

Ice Skating Equipment

Ice Skating Instruction

Ice Skating Rink

Ice T Fansite

Ice Tongs

Ice Vending Machine Service

Iced Beverage Dispensers

Iced Coffee

Iced Milk

Iced Tea

Iced Tea Glasses

Iced Tea Machines

Iced Tea Pitchers

Iced Water


Icing and Decorating Spatulas

Icing Dispensers and Tips

Ico Fansite

ID Badges

ID Blog

ID Card Imprinting and Embossing

ID Printer

Idaho Blog

Idaho Vandals Fansite

IDC Electrical Terminals

Identification Badges

Identification Badges and Supplies

Identification Cards

Identification Wristbands

Identity Protection

Identity Theft Protection

Idina Menzel Fansite

Idle Cut-Off Switches

Idle Enrichment Valve Switches

Idle Speed Control Relays

Idler Arm Bushings

Idler Arm Repair Kits

Idler Arms

Idler Arms and Parts

Idler Bearing Pulleys

Idler Pulleys

Idle-Up Solenoid Relays

IDM Music Blog

Ife Blog

IGBT Transistors

Iggy Azalea Fansite


Ignition and Electrical Gauges

Ignition and Electrical Systems

Ignition Armatures

Ignition Ballast Resistors

Ignition Bushings

Ignition Capacitors

Ignition Coil Ground Straps

Ignition Coil Lead Wires

Ignition Coil On Plug Boots

Ignition Coil Packs

Ignition Coil Resistors

Ignition Coils

Ignition Condensers

Ignition Control Units

Ignition Dielectric Compounds

Ignition Distributors and Parts

Ignition Glow Plugs

Ignition Hall Effect Pickups

Ignition Harness Test Sets

Ignition HEI Conversion Kits

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Ignition Lock and Tumbler Switches

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Ignition Magnetic Pickups

Ignition Parts

Ignition Plates with Sensors

Ignition Plug Connectors

Ignition Points

Ignition Points and Condenser Kits

Ignition Points and Condensers

Ignition Points Set Cam Lubricants

Ignition Points Sets

Ignition Pole Piece Assemblies

Ignition Pole Piece with Plates

Ignition Relays

Ignition Reluctors

Ignition Retard Devices

Ignition Sets

Ignition Starter Switches

Ignition Stators

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Ignition Systems and Kits

Ignition Testers

Ignition Testing Instruments

Ignition Tolerance Rings

Ignition Transformers

Ignition Trigger Wheel Assemblies

Ignition Tune-Up Kits

Ignition Vacuum Advances

Ignition Wiring Harness

IL Blog

Illinois Blog

Illinois Fighting Illini Fansite

Illumination Relays

Illustration Software


Ilorin Blog

Image Blending Software

Image Consultant

Image Editing Software

Image Processing

Image Transfer Sheets

Imagine Dragons Fansite

Imaging Service

Imaging Software

Imitation Cheese Products

Imitation Cheeses

Immersion Heaters

Immigration Advice

Immunisation Service

Immunisation Service


Impact Drivers

Impact Printer Ribbons

Impact Reducing Safety Gloves

Impact Wrenches

Import Agency

Import Exports


Impregnated Soap Scouring Pads

Impressionist Music Blog

Improvisational Theatre

Improvisational Theatre

IN Blog

In Ground Pools

In Ground Swimming Pools

In Home Care

In Home Hospice

Incandescent Bulbs

Incandescent Filament Lamp Bulbs

Incandescent Lamps


Incense and Incense Holders

Incense Holders

Incinerator Construction

Incinerator Control Systems


Income Tax Consultant

Income Tax Preparation Service

Incoming Mail Sorting Equipment

Incontinence and Ostomy Products

Incontinence Bedding Protectors

Incontinence Briefs

Incontinence Clamps

Incontinence Cleansers and Cloths

Incontinence Pants

Incontinence Protective Underwear

Incontinence Treatment

Incontinent Pads

Incorporation Service

Incubator Accessories

Incubators and Accessories

In-Dash Vehicle GPS Units

Indelible Inks

Independence Blog

Independent Advertising Copywriter

Independent Art Restorer

Independent Artist

Independent Auctioneer

Independent Bicycle Dealer

Independent Cameramen

Independent Choreographer

Independent Commercial Artist

Independent Commercial Illustrator

Independent Consultant

Independent Contractor

Independent Copywriter

Independent Disc Jockey

Independent Entertainer

Independent Film Maker

Independent Financial Adviser

Independent Ghost Writer

Independent Golf Professional

Independent Graphic Artist

Independent Jazz Artist

Independent Journalist

Independent Lighting Technician

Independent Meals Delivery Service

Independent Mortgage Broker

Independent Mortgage Consultant

Independent Musician

Independent Photojournalist

Independent Record Label

Independent Record Producer

Independent Recording Technician

Independent Reporter

Independent Research

Independent School

Independent Script Writer

Independent Sculptor

Independent Set Designer

Independent Writer

Index and Business Card Files

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Index Card Binding Cases

Index Card File Accessories

Index Card Filing Products

Index Card Storage

Index Cards

Index Dividers

Index Tabs

Index Tabs and Tab Inserts

Indexable Insert Holders

Indexable Inserts

India Blog

India Inks

Indian Buffet Restaurant

Indian Food

Indian Ghazal Music Blog

Indian Goods Store

Indian Hair Extensions

Indian Halloween Costumes

Indian Head Massage Practitioner

Indian Pop Music Blog

Indian Restaurant

Indian Seasonings

Indian Silver Jewellery

Indian Silver Jewellery

Indian Wedding Dresses

Indiana Blog

Indiana Fever Fansite

Indiana Hoosiers Fansite

Indiana Pacers Fansite

Indianapolis Blog

Indianapolis Colts Fansite

Indicator Lights

Indie Folk Music Blog

Indie Pop Music Blog

Indie Rock Music Blog

Individual Sockets

Indonesian Gift Store

Indonesian Restaurant

Indoor Air Quality Meters

Indoor Bike Storage

Indoor Bonsai Plants

Indoor Canister Vacuum Bags

Indoor Canoe Storage

Indoor Compost Bins

Indoor Figurine Lamps

Indoor Folding Tables and Chairs

Indoor Fountain Accessories

Indoor Fountain Algae Treatments

Indoor Fountain Mister Foggers

Indoor Fountain Pumps

Indoor Fountains and Accessories

Indoor Games Fansite

Indoor Gardening

Indoor Gun Range

Indoor Handheld Vacuum Bags

Indoor Kayak Storage

Indoor Lighting

Indoor Orchids

Indoor Plants

Indoor Play Areas

Indoor Playground

Indoor Push Brooms

Indoor Rock Climbing Wall

Indoor Rugs

Indoor Safety Gates

Indoor Ski Storage Racks

Indoor Snowboard Storage

Indoor Soccer Facility

Indoor Soccer Shoes

Indoor Sports Complex

Indoor Sports Court Centre

Indoor Sports Court Centre

Indoor Stand-Up Paddle Board Storage

Indoor String Lights

Indoor Surfboard Storage

Indoor Swimming Pool

Indoor Tanning

Indoor Upright Vacuum Bags

Indoor Vacuum Accessories

Indoor Vacuums

Indoor Volleyballs

Indoor Water Fountains

Induction Heating Equipment

Induction Welding

Industrial Abrasive Cut-Off Wheels

Industrial Adhesive Tapes

Industrial Air Conditioning

Industrial Alarms

Industrial Analogue Gauges

Industrial Analogue Gauges

Industrial Basic Switches

Industrial Bellows

Industrial Belting

Industrial Blowers

Industrial Boxes and Crates

Industrial Brakes and Clutches

Industrial Building Construction

Industrial Carpet Cleaner

Industrial Carpet Cleaning

Industrial Caterers

Industrial Centrifuges

Industrial Check Valves

Industrial Chemical Hoses

Industrial Chemicals

Industrial Coatings

Industrial Crates

Industrial Curtain Cleaning

Industrial Cylinders

Industrial Data Loggers

Industrial Diamonds

Industrial Digesters

Industrial Digital Gauges

Industrial Dispensing Nozzles

Industrial Display Instruments

Industrial Doors

Industrial Draft Gauges

Industrial Drapery Cleaning

Industrial Drill Bits

Industrial Drive Belts

Industrial Drive Conveyor Belts

Industrial Drive Flat Belts

Industrial Drive Timing Belts

Industrial Drive V-Belts

Industrial Duct Hoses

Industrial Dyes

Industrial Electric Brakes

Industrial Electric Clutches

Industrial Electric Lighting Fixtures

Industrial Electric Lighting Lamps

Industrial Electric Wall Lamps

Industrial Electrical Contractor

Industrial Engineer

Industrial Equipment

Industrial Equipment Maintenance Service

Industrial Equipment Rental

Industrial Exhaust Fans

Industrial Eye Shields

Industrial Face Shields

Industrial Fans

Industrial Fasteners

Industrial Filters

Industrial Fire Hose Nozzles

Industrial First Aid Kits

Industrial Floor Mats

Industrial Flooring

Industrial Food Grade Hoses

Industrial Freezing Equipment

Industrial Furnaces

Industrial Furniture

Industrial Garments

Industrial Gas Valves

Industrial Gases

Industrial Gasket Makers

Industrial Gasket Removers

Industrial Gasket Sealants

Industrial Gate Valves

Industrial Gauges

Industrial Gems Raw Materials

Industrial Generators

Industrial Glass Tubing

Industrial Glassware

Industrial Goggles

Industrial Hand Tools

Industrial Hardware

Industrial Heat Treating Ovens

Industrial Heating Service

Industrial Heat-shrink Tubing

Industrial Hooks

Industrial Hose Nozzles

Industrial Hose Reels

Industrial Hose Wash Down Nozzles

Industrial Hoses

Industrial Hydraulic Brakes

Industrial Hydraulic Clutches

Industrial Hydraulic Hoses

Industrial Hydrometers

Industrial Hygiene Consultant

Industrial Ice Crushers

Industrial Indexable Inserts

Industrial Jackets

Industrial Joint Sealants

Industrial Juicers

Industrial Kilns

Industrial Labelling Tape

Industrial Labels

Industrial Lamp Fixtures

Industrial Lamps

Industrial Laundry Service

Industrial Lift Trucks

Industrial Light Towers

Industrial Lighting Fixtures

Industrial Lighting Lamps

Industrial Linear Brakes

Industrial Lubricants

Industrial Machinery

Industrial Machinery and Equipment

Industrial Machinery Maintenance Service

Industrial Machinery Repairs

Industrial Magnets

Industrial Materials

Industrial Measuring Instruments

Industrial Mechanical Brakes

Industrial Mechanical Clutches

Industrial Metal Tubing

Industrial Metal Work

Industrial Metering Devices

Industrial Model Maker

Industrial Moulds

Industrial Moulds

Industrial Moving and Storage

Industrial Music Blog

Industrial Nail Guns and Staplers

Industrial Ovens

Industrial Painting Contractor

Industrial Pest Control

Industrial Plastic Tubing

Industrial Plug Valves

Industrial Plumbing Contractor

Industrial Plumbing Strainers

Industrial Plumbing T Strainers

Industrial Plumbing Y Strainers

Industrial Pneumatic Brakes

Industrial Pneumatic Clutches

Industrial Pneumatic Controllers

Industrial Polishing Stones

Industrial Pop Off Valves

Industrial Powder Coating Services

Industrial Power and Hand Tools

Industrial Power Meters

Industrial Power Tools

Industrial Pressure Cleaning

Industrial Pressure Gauges

Industrial Pressure Regulators

Industrial Printer

Industrial Process Filter Bags

Industrial Process Filter Housings

Industrial Process Filtration

Industrial Pumps

Industrial Recoiling Hoses

Industrial Relief Valves

Industrial Resistance Bulbs

Industrial Rollers

Industrial Roofing Contractor

Industrial Rubber Tubing

Industrial Rug Cleaning

Industrial Safety Devices

Industrial Safety Training

Industrial Safety Training Booklets

Industrial Safety Training Kits

Industrial Safety Valves

Industrial Salts

Industrial Sander Belts

Industrial Sanders and Grinders

Industrial Scales

Industrial Screening

Industrial Screwdrivers

Industrial Sealants

Industrial Security Systems

Industrial Sewing Machines

Industrial Shears

Industrial Shelving

Industrial Shrink Wrap Supplies

Industrial Slings

Industrial Software

Industrial Solenoid Switches

Industrial Spring Scales

Industrial Stackers

Industrial Steam Traps

Industrial Stop Valves

Industrial Storage

Industrial Stretch Wrap

Industrial Stretch Wrap Supplies

Industrial Suction and Vacuum Hoses

Industrial Supplies

Industrial Tachometers

Industrial Tank Cleaning Service

Industrial Tank Disposal Service

Industrial Testing Service

Industrial Thermistors

Industrial Thread Sealants

Industrial Threads

Industrial Timers

Industrial Trailers

Industrial Tubing

Industrial Tweezers

Industrial Type Control Valves

Industrial Uniforms

Industrial Upholstery Cleaning

Industrial Valves

Industrial Ventilating Fans

Industrial Wall Lamps

Industrial Warning Alarms

Industrial Warning Lights

Industrial Warning Signs

Industrial Waste Disposal

Industrial Water Hoses

Industrial Water Purification

Industrial Waterproofing

Industrial Waterproofing Contractor

Industrial Work Clothing

Industrial Work Pants

Industrial Wrenches

Industrial Yarns

Inertial Navigation Systems

Infant and Toddler Shoes

Infant Baby Clothes

Infant Bouncers and Rockers

Infant Car Seats

Infant Day Care

Infant Formula

Infant Group Day Care

Infant Incubators

Infant Massage Instructor

Infant Pageant Dresses

Infant Rompers

Infant Safety Car Seats

Infant Sitting Chairs

Infants Bathing Suits

Infants Bathrobes

Infants Beachwear

Infants Blouses

Infants Clothing

Infants Clothing Accessories

Infants Coats

Infants Down Filled Clothing

Infants Dresses

Infants Dungarees

Infants Gloves

Infants Hats and Caps

Infants Hosiery

Infants Lounging Robes

Infants Nightgowns

Infants Nightshirts

Infants Nightwear

Infants Outerwear

Infants Pants

Infants Playsuits

Infants Pyjamas

Infants Pyjamas

Infants Raincoats

Infants Shoes

Infants Sun Suits

Infants Swimwear

Infants T Shirts

Infants Water Repellent Clothing

Infants Water Repellent Outerwear

Infants Windbreakers

Infection Prevention

Infertility Treatment

Inflatable Bed Pumps

Inflatable Boats

Inflatable Castles

Inflatable Pool Water Slides

Inflatable Rafts

Inflatable Rubber Boats


Inflation Devices and Accessories

Informal Wedding Dresses

Information Broker

Information Display Modules

Information Technology

Information Technology Consultant

Information Technology Services

Infrared Bulbs

Infrared Emitters

Infrared Health Lamp Bulbs

Infrared Industrial Ovens

Infrared Lamp Bulbs

Infrared Lamp Fixtures

Infrared Ovens

Infrared Radar Satellite

Infrared Thermographic Service

Infrared Thermometers

Infrared Tubes

Infused Olive Oils

Inglewood Blog

In-Ground Hoops and Goals

Inhibitor Relays


In-Home Recycling Bins

Injection Moulding

Injection Moulding

Ink Cartridges

Ink Drawings

Ink Pen Refills

Ink Screen Printing

Ink Toner

Inked Ribbons

Inkjet Cartridges

Inkjet Computer Printer Ink

Inkjet Computer Printers

Inkjet Inks

Inkjet Printer

Inkjet Printer Paper


Inline and Roller Skating Equipment

Inline and Roller Skating Knee Pads

Inline Frames Support

Inline Heating Cut-Offs

Inline Heating Stop Valves

Inline Hockey Skates

Inline Lab Filters

Inline Plumbing and Heating Cut-Offs

Inline Plumbing and Heating Stop Valves

Inline Plumbing Cut-Offs

Inline Plumbing Stop Valves

Inline Skate Parts

Inline Skate Replacement Wheels

Inline Skates

Inline Skating

Inline Skating Blog

Inline Skating Elbow Pads

Inline Skating Products

Inline Skating Protective Gear

Inline Skating Replacement Bearings

Inline Skating Wrist Guards


Inner Tubes

Inner Tulip and Housings

Inorganic Chemicals

Inorganic Colour Pigments

Inorganic Colour Pigments

Inorganic Reagents

Inpatient Care Hospice

Inpatient Drug Rehab

Input Shaft Manual Transaxle Seals


Insect and Pest Repellent

Insect Bite Treatments

Insect Collecting Blog

Insect Control

Insect Control for Crops

Insect Repellents

Insect Wire Screening


Insert Bearings

Inside Measurement

Inside Micrometers

Inspecting and Testing Engineer

Inspection and Analysis

Inspection Jigs

Inspection Service

Inspirational Music Blog

Inspirational Posters

Installation Service

Installer Drill Bits

Installing Metal Roofing

Instant Approval Loans

Instant Breakfast Drinks

Instant Cash Loans

Instant Cocoa Mix

Instant Coffee

Instant Film Cameras

Instant Gravy Mix

Instant Hot Cereals

Instant Hot Water Heaters

Instant Liquor Syrups

Instant Messaging Software

Instant Noodles

Instant Payday Loans

Instant-Read Thermometers

Institutional Hoops and Goals

Instructional Day Camp

Instructional Football Camp

Instructional Sports Camp

Instructional Summer Day Camp


Instrument Cables

Instrument Calibration

Instrument Cases

Instrument Condenser Microphones

Instrument Control Panels

Instrument Dynamic Microphones

Instrument Instruction

Instrument Instruction Software

Instrument Lenses

Instrument Microphones and Systems

Instrument Panel Dimmer Switches

Instrument Panel Gauges

Instrument Panel Light Bulbs

Instrument Panel or Dash Relays

Instrument Panels

Instrument Repairs

Instrument Shoulder and Chin Rests

Instrument Sterilisation Baskets

Instrument Sterilisation Baskets

Instrument Strings

Instrument Transformers

Instrument Voltage Regulators

Instrumental Music Blog

Instrumentation Amplifiers

Instrumentation Engineer


Instruments and Apparatus

Instruments and Equipment

Insulated Aluminium Cable

Insulated Aluminium Cable

Insulated Aluminium Wire

Insulated Aluminium Wire

Insulated Cable

Insulated Cable Wire

Insulated Copper Cable

Insulated Copper Wire

Insulated Iron Wire

Insulated Steel Cable

Insulated Steel Wire

Insulated Wire

Insulated Wire and Cable

Insulated Wire Rope

Insulating Blankets

Insulating Cable Machinery

Insulating Oils


Insulation and Noise Control

Insulation Boards

Insulation Contractor

Insulation Resistance Meters

Insulation Sheets

Insulin Preparations

Insulin Pump Supply

Insurance Broker

Insurance Comparison Site

Intaglio Printing

Intake and Exhaust Engine Valves

Intake and Exhaust Manifold Gaskets

Intake Bolt and Spring Kits

Intake Engine Valves

Intake Manifold Gaskets

Intake Manifolds

Intellivision Accessories

Intellivision Consoles

Intellivision Games

Intellivision Games Consoles

Intercity Bus Operation

Intercom Equipment

Intercom Systems

Interconnect Cables

Interconnect Sockets

Interconnect Terminals

Interconnect Test Points


Interdental Brushes


Interior and Closet Doors

Interior Automotive Mirrors

Interior Care Products

Interior Cleaning Service

Interior Coolers and Refrigerators

Interior Covers

Interior Dash Covers

Interior Decorating

Interior Decorating Consultant

Interior Decorator

Interior Design Consultant

Interior Designer

Interior Door Handles

Interior Doors

Interior Electric Blankets

Interior Granite Installation

Interior Light Switches

Interior Lighting

Interior Mirrors

Interior Plants Design and Maintenance

Interior Rear View Mirrors

Interior Safety Kits

Interior Safety Products

Interior Slab Doors

Interior Slate

Interior Sun Protection

Interior Switches

Interior Trim Products

Interlocking Tape Sewing Fasteners

Intermediate Shaft Seals

Internal Blu-ray Drives

Internal CD Drives

Internal Cell Phone Batteries

Internal Computer Networking Cards

Internal DVD Drives

Internal Fans and Cooling Parts

Internal FireWire Port Cards

Internal Frame Hiking Backpacks

Internal Grooving Inserts

Internal Hard Drive Cooling Fans

Internal Hard Drives

Internal Memory Card Readers

Internal Optical Drives

Internal Retaining Rings

Internal Solid State Drives

Internal TV Tuner Cards

Internal USB Port Cards

International Calls

International Cuisine Restaurant

International Freight Forwarding

International Moving Company

International Shipping Company

Internet Access

Internet Access Cables

Internet Access Provider

Internet Access Service

Internet Access Software

Internet Access Software Services

Internet Advertising Agency

Internet Advertising Service

Internet Affiliate Marketing

Internet and Cable Service

Internet and Correspondence School

Internet and Network Marketing

Internet and Phone Provider

Internet and Satellite Provider

Internet and Telephone Cables

Internet and TV Cables

Internet Art Gallery

Internet Auctions

Internet Audio Broadcasting

Internet Bar and Cafe

Internet Based Affiliate Marketing

Internet Based Business Articles

Internet Beauty Store

Internet Betting

Internet Bingo

Internet Black Jack

Internet Book Publisher

Internet Book Store

Internet Broadcasting

Internet Business Advertising

Internet Business Coach

Internet Business Consultant

Internet Business Marketing

Internet Business News

Internet Business Travel

Internet Cable Company

Internet Cable Connections

Internet Cable Provider

Internet Cable Services

Internet Cable TV

Internet Cables

Internet Cabling

Internet Cafe

Internet Card School

Internet Casino

Internet Casino Gambling

Internet Classified Advertising

Internet Clothing Store

Internet Conferencing

Internet Connection Cables

Internet Connection Services

Internet Consultant

Internet Coupons

Internet Dating Agency

Internet Dating Website

Internet Directory

Internet Directory Service

Internet Discount Store

Internet Distance Learning School

Internet Domain Hosting

Internet Domain Registration

Internet DSL Cables

Internet Email Provider

Internet Entertainment Booking Website

Internet Equestrian Horse Store

Internet Fabric Store

Internet Fax Service

Internet File Storage

Internet Filtering Service

Internet Flower Delivery

Internet Food and Drink Store

Internet Gambling Website

Internet Games for Kids

Internet Games Website

Internet Gift Certificates

Internet Greeting Card Publisher

Internet Guide Book Publisher

Internet Healthcare Information Website

Internet Herbal Products Store

Internet Home and Garden Store

Internet Homeopathic Store

Internet Information Services

Internet Investor Trading Provider

Internet Jeweller

Internet Jeweller

Internet Job Search

Internet Legal Document Service

Internet Letting Agency

Internet Magazine Publisher

Internet Mail Order Catalogue

Internet Mail Order Catalogue

Internet Mailing List Publisher

Internet Marketing and Advertising

Internet Marketing Consultant

Internet Marketing Courses

Internet Marketing Products

Internet Marketing Research

Internet Marketing Service

Internet Marketing Tools

Internet Maternity Store

Internet Mediation Service

Internet Merchant Account Provider

Internet MLM

Internet Money Transfers

Internet Monitoring Software

Internet Mortgage Search Website

Internet Music Store

Internet News Publisher

Internet Newsletter Publisher

Internet Nutritional Supplement Store

Internet Office Furniture Store

Internet Order Taking for Clients

Internet Payday Loans

Internet Pharmacy

Internet Phone Calls

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Once you have our Business Plan

You can get your Business financed properly.

U.K. Businesses

Get the right look for your Business

And start telling everyone about your Business

The Legal and Tax Aspects

There are many legal forms for your new business to take. You can be an unincorporated business and report your income for tax purposes.You can form your business as a Limited Liability Company, which has many of the best tax characteristics of a Corporation and a partnership. Which should you choose? In general terms, you want the income of the business to pass through to you and be taxed on your personal return. This is generally true for most small businesses. If you are unincorporated, this happens automatically, but being unincorporated is generally not the best idea from a legal standpoint.

When you’re in business, you open yourself up to claims and risks that you don’t have as an employee. Your customers or vendors might sue you. Your bank might sue you. Competitors may issue claims against you for copyright infringement or any number of other things. You want to insulate yourself against these extra risks so that third parties can come after your business but not your house or other personal assets. Being unincorporated doesn’t help you. Organizing your business as a partnership doesn’t help you because you remain personally liable. So you want to be a Limited Liability Company. Since we have established we want to pay taxes at the individual level, you can still be self-employed working for a business you actually own.

Why then, are we saying it’s better to report the income of the business on your personal return rather than on a business return? Because if the income is reported at the corporate level, you will end up being taxed twice on the profits: once at the corporate level and again as a dividend when you take your profits out of the corporation. The company does not get a deduction for dividends paid to its shareholders. To avoid the double taxation, you would have to be careful to pay yourself a salary each year equal to the full profits of the corporation. This can get tricky since you won’t always know the taxable income of the corporation before year-end.

Now that you’re legal and ready to roll, you need a plan. I don’t mean a plan you carry in your head, ideas you’ve had over the years in bits and pieces. I mean a solid, written plan that lays out all the details about your business. Describe your business, your products, your competition, your advantages, your target market, demographic information, your marketing plan, your management team, strategic alliances you have with other companies and your financial forecasts. Do not cut this process short! By doing the research necessary to complete these steps you may find out that your business cannot make it as you had originally planned. You might discover changes you have to make. You will improve your chances of success.

You might ask if you can use one of the many software packages on the market for producing your business plan. It depends on what you’re using the plan for. If your plan is only for you to use internally, they are fine. If you want to go after venture capital or bank financing, forget them! Your business plan will look just like a thousand others they’ve seen and will be lost in the clutter. To obtain financing you want to create a distinctive business and marketing plan that stands out from the rest and doesn’t look like it was created via the cookie-cutter approach. Resolve to do it yourself from scratch or hire professionals to do it for you with your input. If you hire professionals, be prepared to participate heavily in the process since it is your business and you presumably know more about the business than your consultants will. Another benefit to using consultants is that they represent a sounding board for your ideas. If you can’t afford them, do the plan yourself and use your friends and trusted business associates as your sounding board.

Your business is now organized and properly authorized to do business in your locality. You now need to consider how to monitor and account for your daily business transactions. Too many businesses make the mistake of running their enterprise by guesswork. Accounting tasks are rarely anyone’s idea of fun, nor are they considered important relative to the other daily tasks of running a business. But you need to fight this idea if that’s the way you think. Just as you wouldn’t spend thousands of pounds a year without some method of tracking the results of your efforts, you can’t run your business without some method of tracking your daily results. Your bank account will not provide you with the information you need. I won’t get into a long discourse about the differences in accrual and cash accounting, but there are a few things you need to understand.

Let’s say you make sales of £2,500 on account on the last day of your first month in business and these were your very first sales. You won’t receive the cash for several days. Did you have any sales for your first month? On the cash basis of accounting, you didn’t. On the accrual basis of accounting, you did. Which is correct?

On the other side of the coin, you purchased £2,000 of office supplies on the last day of the month but didn’t use any of them during the day. This was the only expense you had during the month. Did you have any expenses for your first month in business? On the cash basis of accounting, you did. On the accrual basis of accounting, you didn’t. Which is correct?

On the cash basis of accounting you report income when received in cash and expenses when paid in cash. There are some exceptions, however, such as inventory purchases, which must still be accounted for as inventory rather than an expense. On the accrual basis of accounting you report income when earned and expenses when incurred.

So back to our question; which is correct? If you ever need audited financial statements, your financial statements will have to be prepared on the accrual basis of accounting because it more clearly reflects income. If you need to present your financial statements to third parties, you should have them prepared on the accrual basis. If you want to manage your business using financial data that is meaningful, you need to have accrual basis financial statements.

You’re probably protesting that you’d need to be an accountant to do this! Well, you should have an accountant for a variety of reasons, but you don’t have to have one to keep your books on the accrual basis. It’s simple. Get a software package to do the work for you. An accounting software package does not simply give you an input screen into which to put accounting transactions. It will give you software that will allow you to input your business transactions and will automatically create your books and records for you. For example, you use a sales order entry screen to enter your sales information; the accounting system will make the proper entries for you. By entering the sales order information, you’re also getting the ability to print professional looking sales orders, track sales orders, convert the sales orders into invoices, record the invoices as receivables, and apply cash receipts to those receivables. These are all tools you need anyway to manage your business properly. The accounting for the transactions happens behind the scenes automatically. The same thing happens with your payables, your payroll, your job costing, or whatever other functions you require. Granted, you may need some help in setting up your system to make all this occur seamlessly, but once that’s done, you won’t have to worry about it anymore. Anytime a third party needs your financial statements, you simply print them out. You’ll have tools to help you know where you stand financially, what your receivables are, what your payables are, what the status of your orders are, what you have in inventory and so forth.

You might be a great potential entrepreneur but you still need to spell out exactly what it is you plan to do, who needs it, and how it will make money. A good starting point is to look around and see if anyone is dissatisfied with their present suppliers. Unhappy customers are fertile ground for new businesses to work in.

One dissatisfied customer is not enough to start a business for. Check out and make sure that unhappiness is reasonably widespread, as that will give you a feel for how many customers might be prepared to defect. Once you have an idea of the size of the potential market you can quickly see if your business idea is a money making proposition.

The easiest way to fill an endurable need is to tap into one or more of these triggers:

  • Cost reduction and economy. Anything that saves customers money is always an attractive proposition. Lastminute.com’s appeal is that it acts as a ‘warehouse’ for unsold hotel rooms and airline tickets that you can have at a heavy discount.

  • Anything that offers the prospect of making exceptional returns is always a winner. Competitors’ Companion, a magazine aimed at helping anyone become a regular competition winner, was an immediate success. The proposition was simple. Subscribe and you get your money back if you don’t win a competition prize worth at least your subscription. The magazine provided details of every competition being run that week, details of how to enter, the factual answers to all the questions and pointers on how to answer any tiebreakers. They also provided the inspiration to ensure success with this sentence: You have to enter competitions in order to have a chance of winning them.

  • Niche markets. Big markets are usually the habitat of big business – encroach on their territory at your peril. New businesses thrive in markets that are too small to even be an appetite wetter to established firms. These market niches are often easy prey to new entrants as they have usually been neglected, ignored or ill-served in the past.

  • Differentiation. Consumers can be a pretty fickle bunch. Just dangle something, faster, brighter or just plain newer and you can usually grab
    their attention. Your difference doesn’t have to be profound or even high-tech to capture a slice of the market. Book buyers rushed in droves
    to Waterstones’ for no more profound a reason than that their doors remained open in the evenings and on Sundays, when most other established bookshops were firmly closed.

Now you have the day to day details of running your business so how do you keep going?

There are several things to look at here:

  • What are you good at and what do you enjoy doing? Make two lists - one of the jobs you like and one of the jobs you don't do very well. Take the second list and have a look at what you might outsource or automate. Do you love doing those accounts or would your time be better spent in forward planning while your accountant does the sums? Must you personally reply to every enquiry or could you create a FAQ which you can post on your website and refer people to by autoresponder? In the early stages of your business you might find you don't have the money to pay someone to do the jobs you hate. Could you swap skills to get the help you need?

  • Why are you doing this? You need to be motivated to start a business and keep it going. The best way to do this is to know what the effort is for. What really moves you to get up in the morning and do what you need to do even when you don't really feel like it? Write your reasons down. Find pictures of that house, or that holiday and put them where you can see them.

  • How do you deal with those bumps in the road? Not everything you do will be perfect - sometimes things you've tried will be a disaster - it's the way you react to problems that matters. If you curl up in a ball and give up at the first sign of failure you'd better not be in business. It's all about attitude.

  • Have a plan and stick to it as far as possible but be prepared to be flexible and open minded. Sometimes the most unexpected opportunities come and you need to be ready to seize them. - as Joe Vitale says 'Money likes speed'.

  • Get a mentor - learn from someone who has done it. Someone to bounce ideas off and who can encourage you when things get tough is invaluable.

And most importantly, never let anyone put you down and never be afraid of failure:

"It is not the critic who counts, not the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena; whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs and comes short again and again; who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions, and spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement; and who, at worst, if he fails at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat" - Theodore Roosevelt.

A Great British Business did not just happen - It was planned that way.