Entrepreneur Ben Towers
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The 17-year-old entrepreneur running three businesses

Self-employment is at a 40-year high, but why are so many people choosing to be their own boss?

As part of a series of reports on the issue, BBC Breakfast's Steph McGovern met entrepreneur Ben Towers.

He set up his own business while he was still at school and it now turns over £500,000.

  • 29 Dec 2015