How to Become a Self Employed Carer – A Guide to Offering Private Care Services

It takes a special person to possess the passion to become a carer. Although a gratifying field to work in, it can also be incredibly tiring and emotional.  A care home environment may not be for you. If you want more control over your hours and pay becoming a self employed carer may be an […]

How to Start a Candle Business

With an increase in demand for artisan products, starting a candle business from home is an increasingly popular small business idea. Craft based enterprises are a great, flexible way to make money. The set up costs are low, and the businesses can be run from home. If you’ve already taken up making candles as a […]

How to Set up a Cleaning Business –  Self Employed Start Up Guide

Setting up a cleaning business has so many advantages. It’s also a service which is very much in demand, which accounts for the rise in self employed cleaners. A cleaning business can be very profitable when it is marketed well. It is also a great way of fitting in your hours around childcare or school. […]

How to Start a Business with No Money in the UK – Ideas for No Spend Start Ups!

Many people dream of being their own boss and starting a business of their own. But a lack of funds can prevent the dream becoming reality.  Starting a business with no money seems like a daunting prospect, but it is possible. There are many no cost or low cost ways to get yourself set up […]

How to Make Money on Maternity Leave – Side Hustle Ideas

When you hear the words ‘maternity leave’, you think of cuddles, walks with the pram and essential bonding time. While this is true, in the real world, sometimes maternity leave can leave families financially stressed. Many new parents look at ways to make money on maternity leave while also being able to receive SMP or […]

How to Start a Dog Walking Business – Getting Set Up

Dog walking has become a popular sideline or even a main hustle for many people in recent years. It makes perfect sense, after all, dogs always need a walk. Starting a dog walking business can be both straightforward and inexpensive which is a huge advantage. It is one of those jobs where you have the […]

What License Do You Need for a Food Truck in the UK?

Food trucks are growing in popularity in the UK. They can be an incredibly lucrative business in times when people prefer quick food, on the go. Whilst you don’t need experience, you do need to understand what license you need to run a food truck. Despite being a smaller business than restaurants and cafes, food […]

Food Hygiene Certificates for Restaurants

All restaurant staff, from servers to kitchen staff, must be given proper training in food hygiene. Whilst there’s no legal requirement for food handlers to have a food hygiene certificate, there is an obligation in law to provide proper food safety training. The easiest and most efficient way of training staff to meet food safety […]

How to Start a Burger Van Business – What Do You Need?

Starting up a burger van business is an exciting venture and being the owner definitely has its advantages. When you own a burger van or any type of food truck, you need to understand business licensing and safety requirements for your van. Of key importance is understanding how to keep your food service safe for […]

Selling Food From Home – UK Rules & How to Get Started

Taking the plunge and setting up a business selling food from home can be a daunting yet very exciting time. Home based businesses have become increasingly common over recent years, perhaps, in part, as a result of the pandemic. Finding your niche and then running with your ideas can be an extremely rewarding challenge. Before […]