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More Freelancers Are Working Multiple Jobs & Here’s Why It’s On The Rise

Across Britain over 320,500 self-employed people are working multiple jobs. While having more than one job can be a way to supplement your income, many people are opting into holding two or three jobs by choice and not out of necessity. Self-employment is on the rise and it’s completely changing the way in which careers are viewed.

According to a study by the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed (IPSE), “The number of people working in the self-employed sector has grown, so too has its importance to the UK economy. The solo self-employed contributed £271bn to the UK economy in 2017: enough to fund the NHS twice over.”

“Slashies”, a name given to those with multiple jobs, i.e an actor/chef/potter, are able to harness the flexibility of being freelance in order to have a number of jobs of interest rather than sticking to, and climbing, a rigid career ladder. This can give freelancers the freedom to follow more than one passion and work in a style that is more suited to an individual’s needs than one-size-fits-all traditional 9-to-5 set up.

… three out of five of the 2,000 Millennials surveyed by CBD oil company Endocabelieve their lives are more stressful than the average person.

For the full article, check it out on Bustle.

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