Tag: precarious work

Standard Page:

Case study: Co-operative Wealth

It is safe to say the reputation of the financial services sector has suffered something of a battering in recent years. Austerity measures cut deep – and continue to seriously impact on communities...

Standard Page:

From self-employment to co‑op: Paper Rhino

More than a quarter of the UK’s workforce aspire to be self-employed - but are put off by the lack of security associated with going it alone. But what if there was a way of enjoying the benefits of...

Press Release:

New figures show the 30 year rise of ‘precarious’ work and housing

Figures released today highlight the long-term rise in the number of people in self-employment and living in private rented accommodation over the last three decades. The figures are published as an...

Press Release:

Record numbers of self-employed enter new tax year

The new tax year, starting on 6 April (2016) will see record numbers of self‑employed workers, according to new data published by Co-operatives UK. The Not Alone report tracks current levels of self-...