More people are self-employed in the UK than ever recorded, with 4.6 million Brits now free from the rigid constraints of traditional jobs.

What’s behind this movement? Why are so many of us choosing to go freelance, and how do you make the change from employee to self-employed? To answer these questions, we spoke to researchers, lobbyists and a variety of freelancers, to find out what they’ve learnt on the frontiers of this new way of working.

In this short film, you’ll learn about the institutions campaigning for self-employed rights, hear first-hand advice on how to make the leap into freelancing and discover tons of tips and resources to enhance your journey into self-employment.

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