You are already your own boss at home, why not do the same at work?
Getting started on the adventure of entrepreneurship
This involves choosing your business set up as either a sole trader or a Ltd company, each has advantages and disadvantages that you must investigate.
Starting up as an independent property consultant*
There are some administrative steps that need to be taken before you start.
- Conclude the independent contractor agreement with iad UK
- Register at the Independent Commissioners Office (ICO) and with Property Redress Scheme (PRS)
- Take out professional indemnity and Public liability insurance which is compulsory under
Don’t worry, you will be accompanied by your mentor and the teams at the head office throughout these procedures!
Part-time entrepreneurship is possible!
Are you tempted by the entrepreneurial adventure, but not ready to take the plunge? The good news is that you can combine a job as an employee with a micro-business, subject to the conditions of your employment contract.
Are you unemployed and want to start your own business? You may be eligible for ‘New Enterprise Allowance’ if you are over 18 years old and you can prove that your business idea could work. Your Jobcentre Plus work coach at your local Jobcentre Plus can tell you about resources which can help you to start your own business.
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* All I@D property consultants are self-employed agents part of the I@D network which is a network of estate agents managed by I@D UK Limited, a private limited company incorporated in England (company number 14476433) whose registered office is at 50 Seymour Street, London, England, W1H 7JG