Here is a way for you to get involved with a business without the large overheads that could previously put you off, yes you do still in theory work for another company, but you have your own local advertising to compare your services to others around you and you are always going to have the support from a larger company.  You tend to get a vehicle provided and all your start up equipment.  This is normally the hardest part of setting up on your own, well that and getting a base customer database set up.  this can always be bought with you from your existing company as starting up a franchise does tend to be in a field you are familiar with and know inside out! well you wouldn’t put all your eggs in a basket that you didn’t know about….