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‘What makes a freelancer?’ explores some of the key reasons that the UK population are increasingly turning to freelancing. It also highlights some of the challenges they encounter in self-employment and the areas where freelancers need more support.
This report provides a demographic snapshot of the entire solo self-employed sector in 2018 and sheds further light on the makeup of the crucial highly skilled freelance workforce. This edition also focuses on the key changes and trends in the sector over the last 10 years.
This new piece of research by IPSE and Sherpa sheds light on the financial welfare of the self-employed and the measures to ensure that self-employment is a sustainable, fulfilling and financially rewarding way of life.
This report offers a new way of looking at self-employed wellbeing based on overall life satisfaction. It considers self-employed people’s overall life satisfaction, based on their subjective assessments of various aspects of their lives – including jobs, income, health, family life and leisure.
What makes for good self-employment? Building on the wider debate about good work – sparked by the publication of the 2017 Taylor Review of Modern Employment Practices – we set out to uncover what exactly makes for good work for the UK’s 4.8 million self-employed.