Just the job or a working compromise?: the changing nature of self-employment

Through an analysis of national data sets and a survey, this report presents an investigation into the rise of self-employment in the UK. It attempts to answer a number of questions posed by recent trends in the labour market centred around self-employment: How has self-employment grown recently and what explains the growth in self-employment? How has the overall profile of the self-employed changed since the recession, in terms of their characteristics and working patterns? How does the financial security of the self-employed compare with that of employees? The report draws primarily upon dat ... Show more

Authors: D'Arcy, Conor; Gardiner, Laura

Published: London, England, Resolution Foundation, 2014

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Physical description: 44 p.

Access item: http://www.resolutionfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/Just-the-job-or-a-working-compromise.pdf

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