5 Super tips for anybody starting an Engineering Business

| July 15, 2017

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If you have decided to start an engineering business, you are about to embark on an exciting journey into the unknown. Working for yourself is different to working for a boss. You are now the master of everything you do. You decide what happens to you and how much money you make. For some, that freedom is liberating, for others, it is terrifying.

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