Old Mutual Wealth's Paul Roberts discusses the rise in self-employed and the importance of their protection needs.
Self-employment in the UK has surged since the financial crisis, with more than 1 million becoming their own boss since 2008. While much is written about the entrepreneurship of the millennial generation, particularly relating to the ever-expanding tech sector, a huge engine of self-employed growth is potentially being kept in the shadows. The Baby Boomer generation (those aged 50-69) has seen the fastest self-employed growth and now accounts for 1.9 million of the UK's 4.8 million self-employed,...
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