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How to find the fun when the freelancer life gets tricky

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Life can get pretty frantic when you’re working as a freelancer. It can often be hard to find the fun in your work and general life. Reinvigorate yourself and make life more interesting with our top tips.

Working alone and having to do everything yourself can drain the fun out of working as a freelancer. No matter the perks of the job, there will always be moments that feel quite devoid of joy, just because of the nature of the work. Make sure you find the fun in your daily life and in your work by following these ideas.
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UK start-ups on schedule to hit target

VV 2 Dec

The number of new businesses set up in 2013 is poised to reach over half a million by the end of the year, according to the most recent figures.

Research – collected by the national enterprise campaign – shows that over 392,000 companies have been launched since January 1st, ensuring that the UK is on track to hit a previously-set target of 523,410 by December 31st.

The statistics have been revealed by StartUp Britain and it co-founder Emma Jones said: “At the beginning of the year the campaign pledged to do all it could to get the start-up figures up to 500,000 and it looks like we’re going to make it!”

She added that the figures are unaudited and “raw”, but they do indicate that there has been further growth in the rate that start-ups are appearing.

Small to medium-sized enterprises currently account for 95 per cent of all firms and also employ over seven million workers, according to StartUp Britain.

Posted by the Secret Businessman