Governments should ask the self-employed whether they wish to join a workplace pension scheme or a government-backed ISA says the RSA.
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Budget 2015: National Insurance boost for the self-employed
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28th November 2014
Government schemes to encourage self-employed to hire staff have had little success, RSA report finds.