Contracting Matters Blog
Posted by John Yerou on May 23rd, 2014
In the aftermath of the credit crisis, freelancing has grown at an unfaltering rate in the UK. Since 2009, the number of self-employed workers has grown by 6.3%. Compare that to only a 2% rise in the overall job market and we wonder where this growth’s coming from.
There are two major contributory factors:
- many who lost their jobs during the economic turmoil saw self-employment as no greater risk than a permanent role;
- information technology has eradicated the communication barrier of working from home.
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