Monday, July 09, 2007

Hard work is ticket to the rich list of self-made Britons

Many on the list rose from being engineers, mechanics and builders to become successful entrepreneurs. Of those who acquired wealth from relatively humble backgrounds, the majority took vocational training, such as workplace apprenticeships, rather than university degrees.

The study also shows that self-made millionaires from the North tend to come from industrial backgrounds while those in the South made their money from the City or property.

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