Outsourcing for your small business can be a great way to save money, whether you require an individual with specific skills or just somebody to help with the extra workload. Before committing to any business decision, research needs to be carried out to find the best possible option. Outsourcing in its basic terms is the product or service from outside the business, and it’s becoming increasingly popular because it increases productivity and is cost effective.
Being a business owner and being your own boss can be a dream come true for many people. Breaking free from the shackles that can come from traditional jobs, can seem liberating. However, there are challenges that self-employed face, whether they are freelancers, entrepreneurs or small business owners. Running your own business can be very challenging as it will push you to your limits and force you to take control and display leadership.
If you’ve ever quit one job without having another one to go to, you’ll have experienced The Fear – that feeling of dread that the money might run out before you find employment.
A new report into ‘independent professionals’ (I-Pros) working in Europe shows that the number of European freelancers has grown by over 80% since 2000.