Chapter 1

Introduction

If you’re reading this, you are seriously considering setting up your own business, and you’ve got lots of questions that need answers. This book should provide you with most of the answers you need, and save you thousands in professional fees.

This book will also help prevent you falling into the traps that many unsuccessful businesses have found themselves caught up in. It’s not an easy job to grow a successful small business, and it’s for that reason I have included a few cautionary notes to stop you wasting what little time and money you have.

With regard to your planned business startup, the figures are stacked against you before you start, as 90% of new businesses fail! Read on and let’s see what we can do to ensure ...

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