Workforce and Employment

How to Make the Most Out of Being Self-Employed

COVID-19 has seen more and more people start working for themselves. Image: REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Andreana Drencheva

Lecturer in Entrepreneurship, University of Sheffield

Kristin Hildenbrand

Lecturer in Leadership and Organisational Behaviour, University of Sheffield

Mike Duffy Jr.

Doctoral Researcher, University of Sheffield


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