A Third of Brits Want to be Boss

35% percent of UK workers aspire to being their own boss. Research from Business Link indicates that more than a third of British workers interviewed have considered starting up their own small business and 20% of them plan to make their plans reallity with the next year. Key among reasons for setting up on their own was the work-life balance with many workers believing they can better manage their family, domestic and business roles if they are working from home. Other factors for wanting to run their own business range from wanting to make more money (37%) to a simple lack of job satisfaction (15%) As many as 25% of the budding entrepreneurs said they wished to turn their home hobbies into valid commercial enterprises. Other figures show that nearly as many women as men are keen to take ... »