New graduates want to be their own boss – here's how to do it

More than half the current crop of university leavers say they are planning go it alone as entrepreneurs or freelancers – what advice could help them make self-employment a success?

As the academic year draws to an end, research has shown that more than half of UK students are turning their backs on graduate jobs to go it alone. According to a study by Solopress, 56% of students are considering setting up their own business, and only 33% are planning to apply to graduate schemes once they leave university. Here are some tips for early self-employment success ...

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