Belfast Telegraph

Tuesday 1 September 2015

Self-employed workers on rise

Published 07/02/2013

The number of self-employed workers has jumped by 367,000 since the start of the recession in 2008.

The increase – to 4.2m – has mainly happened since 2011 which saw a rise of 219,000, said the Office for National Statistics. The rise was spread across the UK, except Northern Ireland, where self-employed workers fell.

The number of self-employed workers has jumped by 367,000 since the start of the recession in 2008. The increase – to 4.2m – has mainly happened since 2011 which saw a rise of 219,000, said the Office for National Statistics. The rise was spread across the UK, except Northern Ireland, where self-employed workers fell.

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