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Going for Growth: How to grow your business on a budget by Emma Jones

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Growth but not as we know it

An increasing number of businesses in Britain are growing by outsourcing and subcontracting to experts, as opposed to recruiting full-time staff. They are creating franchise organisations and offering an opportunity for thousands more to go self-employed. They are selling their knowledge by harnessing technology and powerful channels to market, with help from professionals who aren’t on the payroll. It’s a sensible and low-risk way to grow and enables the business owner to:

Recruit the best

Top talent is readily available as record numbers of people turn to self-employment to do the work they enjoy. Looking for a lawyer to advise on intellectual property protection for a new product? That would be former top corporate ...

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