Italy is Europes number one for freelancers, with 28 per cent of the workforce registered as self-employed. The new finding comes from the recently released OECD Factbook 2005: Environmental and Social Statistics, which describes self-employment either as a survival strategy for those who cannot find any other means of earning an income or as evidence of entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to be ones own boss. Self-employed persons include employers, own-account workers, members of producers co-operatives, and unpaid family workers. According to OECD data, self-employment is most common in countries with low per capita income, such as Turkey (49.4 per cent) and Mexico (37.1 per cent) with Italy being the clear exception. By contrast, French and German freelancers account for just 11.4 per cent and 8.8 per cent of the workforce respectively.
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Provides psychotherapy for all mental health issues. Experienced and licensed practitioner working with the expat community in Rome since 2001. Also, therapy at a distance (Skype...
The American University of Rome is looking for a Financial Aid Counselor for a maternity leave replacement to provide a wide range of services to students. The selected candidate w...
The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer. We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability....