By Jonathan London on 5th January 2015

A Timeline of Self-Employment in the UK [INFOGRAPHIC]

In 2014, the UK surpassed previous records as the number of people opting to be self-employed soared past 4.6m people – more than 15% of the entire workforce. This got us to thinking about previous trends in self-employment and how the peaks and troughs match up with economic performance in the past, why people turned to self-employment, and what the future holds for this important part of the UK working population. The net result is this infographic. Enjoy!

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A timeline of self-employed in the UK and its ever changing workforce

Jonathan London Written by Jonathan London

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