Welcome to our section on self-employment. Becoming self employed, or turning to freelancing or consulting is a great way to gain flexibility. You can work when, where, how and even if you want. It allows you to slow the pace of your working life, whilst still keeping up with your career and maintaining your earnings level.
A new report highlights high levels of poor mental health among the self employed as a result of issues related to the Covid-19 pandemic. read more
Nicole Garrison sets out how businesses should create the most effective virtual events. read more
New analysis by Rest Less finds over 50s make up around 45% of the self employed - a number which could rise in the aftermath of the Covid pandemic. read more
Older workers are changing their retirement plans in the light of Covid-19, according to a new report from the Institute for Fiscal Studies. read more