Self Employed People: A literature review for the Contributions Agency

R Boden, A Corden, S Hutton, R Sainsbury

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report


A review of the existing literature on self-employment, including the definition and characteristics of the self-employed types of work undertaken, living standards and organisation of finances. The aim of the review was to improve the Department's and the Contributions Agency's understanding of why some self-employed people fall behind or default on payments of Class 2 National Insurance contributions.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationDepartment of Social Security, London
PublisherSocial Research Branch
Publication statusPublished - 1997

Publication series

NameDSS In house report


  • employment/benefits

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