Going it alone: Is self-employment the future of work?

Debbie Abrahams MP, PPS to Shadow Health Secretary and Seema Malhotra MP will join Demos to discuss the future of self-employment.

This panel discussion will follow on from a current Demos and IPSE project – Going it Alonewhich investigates the social, economic and political implications of the growth of self-employment.

More people than ever now class themselves as freelancers in the UK economy. On current trends, the self-employed will soon outnumber the public sector workforce. The project aims to explore the implications of this shift in working life in Britain and seeks to understand the challenges faced by freelancers in the modern economy.

Speakers will include:

Debbie Abrahams MP, PPS to Shadow Health Secretary
Seema Malhotra MP  

Rowenna Davis, PPC for Southampton Itchen
Doug Henderson, Former minister and adviser to IPSE
Duncan O’Leary, Research Director, Demos
Stephen Bush, the Telegraph (Chair)

This event will take place on Sunday 21st September at 17.30 – 19.00 in Room 1, Premier Inn Manchester Central, 7-11 Lower Mosley Street, M2 3DW. Please click here for a  map.

For more information or if you have any special access requirements please contact us at [email protected] or on 0207 367 6314.

In partnership with IPSE.