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On your own, but not alone – trade union, co-operative and mutual solutions for the self-employed - Philip Ross

17 Oct, 2017

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

CRSE at the Conservative Party Conference: What are the myths and realities of self-employment?

16 Oct, 2017

The Conservative Party Conference held in Manchester earlier this month included a fringe event examining the current myths and realities surrounding self-employment.

CRSE at the Labour Party Conference: How do we make sure modern employment practices benefit all involved?

09 Oct, 2017

The Labour Party Conference in Brighton was held in September with a great degree of excitement considering the resurgence of party membership in the post-election period.

Explaining entrepreneurial performance of solo self-employed from a motivational perspective

02 Oct, 2017

New to the research library is a video featuring André van Stel from the Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.

University of Bath event on the future of work, London 1 August

21 Jul, 2017

The University of Bath is holding an event in London 1 August exploring the future of work, employment patterns and debating whether “jobs” as we know them will continue to exist?

Centre for Research on Self Employment reacts to Taylor Review

11 Jul, 2017

The Centre for Research on Self-Employment (CRSE) has welcomed the publication of the Taylor Review of Modern Employment Practices.


Leading academic advises Taylor Review against ‘one-size-fits-all’ self-employment policies

15 Mar, 2017

Broad one-policy-fits-all approaches for self-employment are very dangerous and run the risk of damaging the UK economy, Professor Andrew Burke, Chair of the Centre for Research on Self-Employment (CRSE), told the Taylor Review into modern employm

Landmark research demystifies what it means to be self-employed

14 Mar, 2017

New research is to be conducted on what it means to be self-employed in a significant academic-led project undertaken by the Centre for Research on Self Employment (CRSE) in conjunction with the Institute for Employment Studies (IES).

CRSE expert releases new book about entrepreneurship in emerging economies

05 Mar, 2017

Jerzy Cieslik from Kozminski University, Poland, has published a new book – ‘Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies: Enhancing its Contribution to Socio-Economic Development. Unlike other publications on entrepreneurship, the book directly addresses the issue of self-employment, recommending segmentation of the microenterprise sector into distinct categories.