This book will help you come to terms with redundancy; then help you to examine all your employment options. One of these will be self employment, and you'll discover a number of opportunities that are available to specialist and experienced managers from a wide variety of backgrounds.
For those wanting to start their own business it looks at the different options for starting a product-based or service-based business, or for buying a franchise or an existing business.
Whichever route you choose, you will find help and advice on studying and defining your market, raising finance, building your business and managing the ongoing admin.
Clive Morton qualified as a chartered accountant and immediately joined the Unilever group where he worked in the frozen foods, soap and detergents, and packaging industries in a range of commercial roles. This was followed by general management appointments in the printed packaging, engineering and toy industries before finally starting his own business providing consulting services to the smaller business sector and developing a franchise concept. He now runs an accounting practice with his son.