Boom of Freelancing Among 50s

February 16

The 2023 edition of British IPSE Self-Employed Landscape Report reveals that professionals aged 50-59 represent the largest and fastest-growing age group among UK freelancers, with almost 1.2 million people, marking a seven percent increase from the previous year.

Research indicates that older professionals are increasingly turning to freelancing as their best option. This shift is supported by a confidence in their self-starting capabilities, increasing longevity of self-employed businesses and readiness for freelance work, highlighting a significant transformation in the sector's skill profile and pointing towards a broader reevaluation of employment and self-employment dynamics among experienced professionals.

You can read more findings from the report here.

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