Posted by: alexswallow | September 30, 2013

Start-Up tips for young people: Is setting up a business for you?

Some start up tips and positive inspiration for young people here- please share them!

Rotaract in Great Britain & Ireland (RGBI)

Guest post by Ali Golds, MD www.operation-enterprise.com @opEnterprise; Entrepreneur and Speaker

More and more young people are looking to set up their own business as a way to find work in an increasingly difficult job market. But what are the benefits and the pitfalls? What do you need to do to consider further whether this is the route for you? And how can you be sure that you have the necessary skills and experience? And if you don’t – who does?

Over the next few weeks, I will be giving you some hints and tips that will help you to decide whether setting up a business is for you and, if so, some pointers towards the first steps.

Over the last 13 years I have set up 5 companies – from scratch, with little or no financial outlay. One failed – not enough market research. One was set up purely…

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