A recent survey says that in the UK 45.7% of those asked cited ‘fear of failure’ as the reason preventing them from setting up their own business.
This stall holder at Penzance Farmers Market is part of the 5 to 9 ers, running their own businesses after work and at weekends. Bill Inkpen of Bissoe Plant Nursery, Truro lowers the risk of failure by trying out his products before sacrificing his salary (as a jeweller). He plans to go full-time with the business in the future.
So it is possible to set up your dream business without risking the day job.