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Volume 32, Issue 3

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Bringing passion to the workplace with the “multi‑hyphen” method

As more and more people pursue their passions alongside their regular jobs, flexible workspace solutions are helping to support the shift to a “multi-hyphen” workforce

Freelancers, the self-employed, micro business owners, multi-hyphenates, slashies, those with portfolio careers or side hustles: whatever the name, working for oneself in a career that utilises a personal passion or skill is on the rise.

The working world is changing at a rapid pace as the proliferation of technology enables people to work from wherever they like and this is having a knock on effect on the self-employed sector in particular. The Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed (IPSE) claim that more than 320,500 freelance professionals in the UK now no longer work just one job, but instead have two or more.