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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. 

Call for Papers: Building Sustainable Entrepreneurial Ecosystems - SEAANZ Conference 2016

07 Apr, 2016

The 29th Annual SEAANZ (Small Enterprise Association Australia and New Zealand) Conference is currently seeking papers for its workshop, 10-12 August 2016, Melbourne Australia.

Call for Papers: Entrepreneurship, Culture, Financial and Economic Development – Fifth International Workshop, University of Lyon, France 2016

30 Mar, 2016

The Fifth International Workshop Entrepreneurship, Culture, Financial and Economic Development is currently seeking papers for its workshop 23-24 June 2016, at the University Lumière Lyon 2, France.

‘Expert Perspectives on Self-Employment’ Video Series: Andrew Burke on the value of freelancing

15 Mar, 2016

Today the CRSE launches a video series titled: ‘Expert Perspectives on Self-Employment’.

JMO Special Issue Call for Papers Extended: Working as a self-employed professional, freelancer, contractor, consultant – issues, questions and solutions

05 Feb, 2016

The Journal of Management & Organization (JMO) has extended the submission deadline for a special issue on working as a self-employed professional, freelancer, contractor or consultant, until 29th February 2016. 

Global Experts Debate Future of Self-Employment

15 Dec, 2015

The Global Workshop on Freelancing and Independent Professional Research 2015, Thursday 26 November – Friday 27 November