Living on the edge

Up to one million white-collar freelancers work in the UK in jobs as diverse as marketing, HR strategy, advertising, feng shui and design. The list goes on.

Their credentials are often top qualifications, young, active minds, driving energy and unfailing ambition. Their high technical and creative skills produce advanced, innovative, flexible and highly valued solutions for large corporations and the public sector.

Yesterday's 'ideas guy', 'boffin' or 'fixer' is today's new professional, and w