What not to do when starting up your own business

New business owners face a steep learning curve. Here, Shane O'Toole lists the top ten mistakes start-ups should avoid.

11th March, 2012
What not to do when starting up your own business
Shane O'Toole, managing director, Advanced Accounting.

By avoiding common pitfalls in the early stages, you stand a better chance of surviving and thriving in the long term.

It is difficult to build a scalable business if you are the only person involved. Some businesses can start with one person, but to get to a stage where the business can actually generate profits in excess of the founders' contribution, additional employees are needed. Make sure your pricing allows for you to bring...

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