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Choose Spouse as Business Partner of Choice

Choose Spouse as Business Partner of Choice

Would-be entrepreneurs would prefer to go into business with their spouse rather than another family member, research from insurance firm More Th>n has found. A survey of 1,200 adults by More Th>n found that 50 per cent would choose to team up with their spouse or partner when starting a new business. This was well ahead of parents, who were seen as a dependable the best business partner option by just 17 per cent, friends (10 per cent) or children (seven per cent). “Successful business partnerships often rely upon the different skills and personalities that spouses can offer,” said Warwick Business School’s professor of enterprise, and author of the report, Stephen Roper. “In love, opposites attract, and the same is probably true for business partnerships. &l... »