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Follow-up Brighton Fuse Report: Available to download

  This new report has been written as a follow-up to our initial Brighton Fuse research. Brighton Fuse contained detailed empirical evidence which demonstrated that integrating creativity with technology significantly improves business success. This follow-up research investigates the current health of Brighton’s Fused cluster with some interesting insights.

Brighton Fuse Freelancer Report – Executive Summary

“An effect of the recession and subsequent signs of recovery has been a growth in self-employment over the last decade. This development has been interpreted in various ways. Many in the policy arena raise concerns that this is an economic illusion: that these many individuals represent displaced employment, possibly the residual that is left after the essential workforce is identified. It is suspected that the self-employed are keeping up appearances with occasional odd jobs, struggling by and would prefer the securities of a ‘real job’.