If, like many people you long to be your own boss, you’ve probably thought about dropping everything and starting your own business.
While this may be scary, small businesses are growing across the UK. In fact, there was 5.6 million at the start of 2018. This has only continued to grow, and getting a small business loan shouldn’t be too difficult.
But, if owning a building is a little out of your reach, why not look a little closer to home when it comes to starting your own business. If you happen to have a garage, utility room or a spare room, there are plenty of businesses you could start.
Below, we’ve highlighted several businesses to get your creative juices flowing when it comes to starting a business from home.
While we all have to do it, the laundry is a task that many of us hate. Now, while you may be thinking you could take your clothes to a laundrette, ask yourself when was the last time you saw one on the high street?
As there aren’t many, you could set up a washing, drying and even ironing business from your very own garage, or utility room, which others are sure to love.
If you have a garage with a bit of a drive, cleaning cars could be a great place to start with an at home businesses.
While you can store everything inside the garage, the cars can be easily cared to on the drive. If you’re worried about rain, invest in a gazebo that you can pop-up to stop the rain ruining your hard work.
If you’ve always had a passion for photography, why don’t you try and make a career out of it?
Of course, this is something you’d start on the side to begin with, but it’s the type of job that’s easy to start up from the garage. All you need is some backdrops, a couple of props, the means to promote yourself online and you’re good to go.
As you can see, there are plenty of careers you could start from home, some of which may be passions or simple tasks you didn’t realize you could monetize. So, if you’re looking to break out on your own, sit back, have a think about what it is you could do from your own home, and before you know it, you could be your very own boss.
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