• The end of working 9 to 5?

    The end of working 9 to 5?

    The gig economy continues to bloom as nearly 90 per cent of 18-26-year-olds see it as a viable career path in the long-term, according to...

  • The many faces of self-employment

    The many faces of self-employment

    What does it mean to be self-employed? It’s a big question, and one that might have different answers depending on who you are.

    In recent...

  • Dark clouds on the horizon as freelancers’ confidence plummets

    Dark clouds on the horizon as freelancers’ confidence plummets

    Freelancers’ confidence in the economy and their businesses hit a record low in the second quarter of 2017, according to IPSE’s quarterly Confidence Index.

    The...

  • Southampton cruises to victory as UK’s top city for the self-employed

    Southampton cruises to victory as UK’s top city for the self-employed

    Southampton tops the list as the UK’s number one city for the self-employed, ahead of London, a study revealed.

    Intuit QuickBooks questioned 5,010 self-employed people...

  • Freelancing: is it a risky business?

    Freelancing: is it a risky business?

    Becoming a freelancer can be both exciting and scary. Exciting because of the prospect of freedom and control. But scary because of the risks you...

  • To be or not to be a freelancer

    To be or not to be a freelancer

    For many organisations, having an engaged and satisfied workforce means having a more productive workforce. 

    But what is received wisdom for full-time employees is almost...

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