Start ups or upstarts: self employment in the UK

Start ups or upstarts: self employment in the UK

The self employment rate is at a record high and will most likely continue to drift higher. The rise has been largely due to increased part time self employment. We don’t know why.

Recent rises show no relation to sectors that are either growing the fastest or have the best business survival rates. So new self employed business may find it harder going, on average, than in the past.

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