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Small Business Owners Happier Being their Own Boss

Small Business Owners Happier Being their Own Boss

The majority (71%) of UK small business owners are happier now than they were as an employee a new study by instantprint has found. The survey of 500 small businesses revealed that while happiness levels had increased, some 46% said they had to sacrifice family time, while 45% had sacrificed going on holiday and 40% income. While over 50% of business owners noted that they had gained confidence by starting their own business, an eighth of business owners said they only got three to four hours’ sleep a night and a fifth admitting to potentially putting their health at risk by missing a medical appointment due to work. When asked about their biggest worries, a quarter (26%) of business owners said they were concerned about how government regulations will affect them. On the process of runnin... »