Running a business of your own is everyone’s dream, but it also is one that you need to think long and hard before chasing. As with everything in life there are pros and cons of being a self-employed. Among the big benefits are the fact that you will be your own boss, leaving you free to work hours that suit you and pick your own holiday times. This is great, but you also have to factor in cons like the loss of sick pay, paid holiday time and job security, as well as having to handle things like your own accounts. If you are still on board for self-employment, we will look at three ways of ensuring it is a success.