The present time of the pandemic have put millions of workers, all over the UK, out of their job.
Whilst the situation has left several unemployed, it has also given people time and opportunity to think about what they want to do for a career. In this article we will discuss the top 5 start-up ideas relevant to the Covid-19 times we are in.
People all over the UK are using the time on their hands to do something creative and rediscover where their interest lies. According to law firms, there has been an increase in the number of patent applications, not only in the UK, but all over the world. There has not only been a surge in people opting for businesses in the field of new technologies and healthcare, but there has also been a surge in people showing interest in traditional businesses. Below are five business ideas, which you can venture into the UK to make sizeable profits.
Become a funeral director
There has been sad news about the increasing of deaths all around the world on TV, radio and social media.
In many cases, due to the measurements taken to help against spreading the virus, people are not able or allowed to attend the funerals of their close ones nor family members. Therefore, perhaps especially in these times, it could be a rewarding and noble idea to become a funeral director and make sure that the departed and their loved ones receive the respect and farewells that they deserve.
Open a bridal shop
The year 2020 has seen many weddings become postponed or cancelled due to the government ban of gatherings of people. This could mean that, if the government ban gets revoked in 2021, there will be a lot of wedding celebrations to come, thus a huge opportunity for bridal shops to make good profits.
Start delivering essential services
At the beginning of the UK lockdown, there was suddenly a run for basic items such as soap, milk, flour, eggs etc. This resulted in households hoarding these items in their homes once they got a hold of it. However, a lot of people could not get their hands on these items, and soon both regular food shops and off licenses showed the items being out of stock. There is still a huge section of the population in the UK who prefers to get these items delivered to their homes, as they do not want to risk catching the virus by going out in crowded superstores.
Open a plant nursery
If gardening is something you have enjoyed during the lockdown, then maybe it is time to make this hobby of yours a profession and open a plant nursery. The UK’s love for plants, gardens and parks is no secret and as more people grow their knowledge of the benefits of eating locally produced and organic foods, you are sure to receive interest in your plant nursery.
Start a skip-hire
Covid-19 has got people to spend more of their time at home, not only due to the determined months of lockdowns UK has faced, but also due to the fear the virus has caused for leaving the house. Cleaning, throwing away old items and sorting out their homes has been something that many people earlier had not much time nor interest to do. The much larger need of having a clean and comfortable home on a daily basis has made the people of Britain starting to clear out their spaces! All new interest for cleaning has resulted in a lot of waste being collected and where is all this rubbish going? Yes, you are right, in the skip hire. Therefor, starting a skip hire business right now could be beneficial for both your pocket and community!
If you have been wanting to start your own small business for a long time, then right now might just be the very best time. With all the time in your hands and new opportunities presenting in the market, you are sure to find a gap that also suits you. To be successful all you need to do is follow the right process.
The above list will give you an idea about start-up businesses that you could either start yourself from scratch or, if you prefer, you could buy and re-make as your own.