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Unions must organise and stand up for self-employed workers

The recent Fabian Society Report highlights the importance of unions organising, representing and supporting self-workers rights.

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Thriving, striving, or just about surviving?

The RSA set out seven portraits of economic security and modern work in the UK in this report. 

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A tough gig? The nature of self-employment in 21st Century Britain and policy implications

This report from the Resolution Foundation looks at the recent growth in self-employment, focusing on the sectoral make-up of the UK's 5 million self-employed workers, the drivers of this growth since the recession,  how the self-employed are treated differently in terms of tax and employment rights and what policy challenges this raises. 

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Independent work: choice, necessity, and the gig economy

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Independent work: choice, necessity, and the gig economy

This report from the McKinsey Global Institute examines all the ways people are earning income, as well as the challenges independent work presents. 

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Tough gig: low paid self-employment in London and the UK

Self-employment is on the rise, now accounting for more than 1 in 7 workers in the UK.  This report from the Social Market Foundation explores this rise and the issue of low paid self-employment in London and the UK. 

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