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Are the self-employed trapped?

Still affected by the cost-of-living crisis, the self-employed are still struggling to recover their finances and mental health. Many of them would leave for a salaried job, yet they appear to be stuck in self-employment due to lack of skills and suitable opportunities. Their discontent will show in the next general election, write Robert Blackburn and Maria Ventura.

Robert Blackburn and Maria Ventura

25 September 2023

LSE Business Review

This Blog is published under the centre's Labour markets programme.

This publication comes under the following theme: Unemployment and job search