en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Self-employment

Self-employment is the state of working for oneself rather than an employer. Generally, tax authorities will view a person as self-employed if the person chooses ...

www.bbc.com/news/business-44887623

Jul 30, 2018 ... The number of self-employed workers has been on the up in the UK since 2001 and they now account for around 15% of the working population. ... at the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self Employed, said: ...

www.eurofound.europa.eu/publications/report/2009/uk-self-employed-workers

The category of self employed worker is very wide, ranging from low paid manual ... There are no statutory definitions of 'employment' or 'self-employment' in the UK. ...... Job satisfaction in occupations, Work Employment and Society, vol.

www.theguardian.com/society/2014/may/06/self-employment-uk-job-figures-analysis

May 5, 2014 ... Coalition claims that "more people are in work than ever before" have ... The UK now has roughly twice as much self-employment as the US.

www.independent.co.uk/voices/society-is-failing-to-adapt-to-a-world-where-we-are-all-self-employed-a7327306.html

Sep 24, 2016 ... In the future, everyone will be self-employed – but society is failing to adapt ... ' getting a job' and legislation works on the presumption that people are ... Read more A lack of jobs isn't the issue in the UK – it's the quality of them.

www.cipd.co.uk/Images/more-selfies_2018-a-picture-of-self-employment-in-the-UK_tcm18-37250.pdf

Jan 8, 2018 ... Employment in Britain 1992 survey was supported by the Leverhulme Trust and an industrial consortium of funders. Understanding Society is an initiative funded by the ... Some of the self-employed work for themselves out.

www.sheffield.ac.uk/polopoly_fs/1.727450!/file/WES_Self-employed_2017.pdf

Work, employment and society. 1 –20 .... around three-quarters of self-employees in the UK and USA are sole proprietors operat- ing on their own without taking ...

www.ons.gov.uk/employmentandlabourmarket/peopleinwork/employmentandemployeetypes/articles/trendsinselfemploymentintheuk/2001to2015

Jul 13, 2016 ... The level of self-employment in the UK increased from 3.8 million in 2008 to 4.6 million in 2015. ... accompanied by growth in the number of people who would prefer to work full-time, ...... Work Employment & Society, 26(5), pp.

www.aarp.org/work/small-business/info-2018/self-employed-numbers-fd.html

Feb 27, 2018 ... Self-employed workers report increased job satisfaction, and the trend grows more pronounced as workers get older, according to a new study.