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Invitation to Bid – Research Project: Segmentation of the UK Self-Employed Workforce

07 Dec, 2016

The CRSE is calling for researchers to respond to a bid for a research project that will help to identify different segments of the self-employed workforce in the UK. 

 

Programme Announced: Global Workshop on Freelancing & Self-Employment Research

03 Nov, 2016

The Centre for Research on Self-Employment (CRSE) with IPSE is pleased to announce the programme for the fourth annual Global Workshop on Freelancing & Self-Employment Research, taking place 24-25th November at Brighton Business School.  

Register for the Global Workshop on Freelancing & Self-Employment Research

21 Oct, 2016

Registration is now open for the the next Global Workshop on Freelancing & Self-Employment Research, being held at Brighton Business School on the 24th and 25th of November 2016.

Announcing release of Journal of Management & Organization special issue on working as a self-employed professional

29 Sep, 2016

The Journal of Management & Organization will launch its special issue, with contributions from the CRSE network, on “Working as a self-employed professional, freelancer, contractor, consultant … issues, questions …and solutions?” at the ANZAM 2016 conference in December. 

Call for papers: Global Workshop on Freelancing & Self-Employment Research

23 Jul, 2016

The Centre for Research on Self-Employment (CRSE), in association with IPSE, is currently seeking papers for the fourth annual Global Workshop on Freelancing and Self-Employment Research, taking place 24-25 November 2016 at Brighton Business School, UK.  

The wellbeing of a freelancer

15 Jul, 2016

Michel Syrett, an established journalist, researcher, Director of The Cairn of Mental Health and CRSE member, lives with bipolar. He has been one of the few to study the differences between how the self-employed and employees feel about work. Michel argues that to understand the wellbeing of a freelancer, you have to look into four main areas: Financial Security, Mental Health, Social Support and General Wellbeing.

Independent professionals driving Europe’s employment revolution

09 Jun, 2016

The number of independent professionals, commonly referred to as freelancers, in the EU-28 rose by a quarter (24%) from 7.7 million to 9.6 million between 2008 and 2015.

This is according to new research published by IPSE, the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self Employed.

Networking Event: Entrepreneurship, Solo Self-Employment and Flexible Work, 2 June, Paris

12 May, 2016

As part of the EURAM annual conference in Paris, the CRSE will be hosting a special networking event for researchers in the areas of entrepreneurship, solo self-employment and micro-business, as well as HR related to flexible work, on Thursday 2 June 2016. 

New Report Exploring the UK Freelance Workforce in 2015

03 May, 2016

There were 1.91 million freelancers in 2015, a rise of 36 per cent since 2008, according to new research conducted by Kingston University and commissioned by IPSE - now available in the Research Library. 

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