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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Experienced housekeeper – you will be responsible for cleaning, ironing helping in preparation for official receptions, lunches and dinners at an Diplomatic residence: Please se...
If you don't have the time to write , translate or review your article, book or speech, I can do it for you in both English and Italian. Posso scrivere, tradurre o revisionare il v...
Bilingual Italian and English, both written and oral. Flexible to work overtime and travel. Italian or foreign law degree is desirable. Available to start immediately. Please send...