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Our response to new research showing half of self-employed people are aged 50+

Analysis of ONS data by recruitment specialists Rest Less suggests that 46% of the self-employed workforce is over the age of 50.

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Our Senior Programme Manager for Fulfilling Work says that self-employment can offer older workers more flexibility and choice. However, it can also be the only option when people face ageism or a lack of progression as the grow older.

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