Yesterday, we drew attention to the rise in the number of start-ups in 2011. Unsurprisingly, the number of freelance workers has also gone up – quite a lot, in fact. According to research released by Kingston University in November last year, there were 12 per cent more freelancers in 2011 than in 2008, the start of the financial crisis – that’ll be a rise from 1.4 million to 1.56 million in three years.
EN contributor Rickie Josen is a freelance evangelist. In the second of her occasional musings on the joys of freelance life, she draws attention to all the things you can do when working alone that you can’t necessarily do when working for others. Read the article as published by Enterprise Nation here