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A Year in Review

13 Dec, 2017

As we approach the end of the year that was 2017, we would like to take this opportunity to reflect on the events of the past 12 months.

Call for papers: Global Workshop on Freelancing and Self-employment

11 Dec, 2017

The Centre for Research on Self-Employment (CRSE) is currently seeking papers for the fifth Global Workshop on Freelancing and Self-Employment Research, taking place 26-27 April 2018 in central London.

The roles and characteristics of ‘Gigs’ – Creating beneficial relationships between freelancers and their hiring organisations - Arjen van Witteloostuijn

09 Dec, 2017

New to the research library is a video featuring Arjen van Witteloostuijn. In this video Arjen van Witteloostuijn discusses his research presented at the Annual Global Research Workshop on Freelancing and Self-Employment 2016.

Call for proposals: Report on the impact of self-employment on wellbeing designed to facilitate evidence-based policymaking

30 Nov, 2017

The CRSE is calling for proposals for a short report that addresses key research questions in relation the impact of self-employment on wellbeing that are relevant for policy and practice.

CRSE releases a new report uncovering the different segments of the UK's self-employed workforce

20 Nov, 2017

A new report published today, from the Centre for Research on Self-Employment (CRSE) in conjunction with the Institute for Employment Studies, has identified nine distinct segments which make up the UK’s solo self-employed population.

From social support to capabilities for the work-life balance of independent professionals - Anne Annink

15 Nov, 2017

New to the research library is a video featuring Anne Annink. In this video Anne Annink discusses her research presented at the Annual Global Research Workshop on Freelancing and Self-Employment 2016.

Global Entrepreneurship Week - A week that celebrates innovators and drivers of economic success

10 Nov, 2017

This week marks Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) – a celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch start-ups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare.

Dynamics of the Digital Work Marketplace - Ekaterina Nemkova

06 Nov, 2017

New to the research library is a video featuring Ekaterina Nemkova. In this video Ekaterina Nemkova discusses her research presented at the Annual Global Research Workshop on Freelancing and Self-Employment 2016.

Freelancers, Mobile Technology and Social Media

01 Nov, 2017

Research by the University of Southampton in conjunction with IPSE found that mobile technologies are enabling freelancers to work more flexibly than ever before.

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