Self employment and public vs private sector pay gap

Matt looks at:*Estimated pay gap of 3.8% between public & private sectors, in favour of the private sectors, once factors including organisation size, age of workers and skill level of jobs are accounted for.*15% of UK workforce are self employed, the highest level for 40 years largely due to fewer people leaving self employment, particularly in the last 5 years.View this video and our interactive data visualizations at

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