The Freelance Economy
Peter Day explores the growing freelance and micro-business economy. Why are so many people setting up on their own, and will it be a decision they will come to regret?
In Business returns with a new series.
This week Peter Day explores the growing freelance and micro-business economy. He asks why so many people are setting up on their own and whether it will be a decision they'll come to regret?
Also, what impact will the rise in the number of sole traders and micro-business owners have on the strength of the UK economy?
Producer: Rosamund Jones.
Fiona Crawford Founder Helter Skelter
John-Michael Sookias, co-founder, Twenty Something London
Yvonne Ellen, founder, Yvonne Ellen
Geoff Mulgan, NESTA
Vicky Pryce, CEBR
Emma Jones, founder, Enterprise Nation
Adam Byrnes, Freelancer.com
Nicole Vanderbilt, vice-president Europe, Etsy
Benedict Dellot, RSA
Adam Lent, RSA