The rise of the freelancers

Posted on Monday, March 3rd, 2014 by

“A job for life? No Thanks!”, says professionals today as leading accountants, Easy Accountancy reveals that freelancing has never been so popular. The claim is backed up the latest ONS statistics over the last four years that have seen 30,000 more people working for themselves (source: Women are more likely than men to take the plunge of working for themselves with an increase of 12% or 146,000 women between Oct-Dec 2011 and Oct-Dec 2013 and only a 5% increase for men or 157,000 between the same period.