Government is alienating the self-employed


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Annabel Denham, IEA Director of Communications, has written for The Telegraph on the derisory attitude that government has taken towards the self-employed in recent years. Annabel argues that this has alienated the self-employed, and threatens “the freelancing revolution”.

“So the pincer movement of higher taxes and greater regulation on the self-employed seems inevitable – and the trend that was triggered by an unprecedented health crisis will be carried forward by ill-conceived, one-size-fits-all policymaking. Regulation often has significant and perverse downsides, no more so than when it is introduced with little consideration of whom it is designed to help and why.”

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