It is estimated that nearly 9,000 businesses are started each week in the UK and there are various reasons why someone would want to start being an entrepreneur in this country.
Whether they have lost their own job and need to start earning money again or because they have a brilliant idea that is so good they cannot rest until the world hears it, every business owner has their story.
Today’s infographic looks at the main reasons why people start businesses in the UK and also has some statistics about what their major concerns are when starting up and how many of them are working full-time on their business or just treating it as a part-time concern.
What was your reason for starting a business? Let us know…