Author: Helen Farrell

Editor-in-Chief of The Florentine, Helen writes about food, wine and all things literary. Helen manages The Florentine's translation and copywriting department. She is also a freelance contributor to Decanter, Newsweek and Der Feinschmecker. Email her at and follow her on Instagram @helencfarrell.
December 10, 2009

‘Invisible’ workers protest

The Italian government has announced plans to hit unrepresented self-employed professionals with another 2.2% increase on their already staggeringly high national insurance contributions. If the proposal is passed next year, it will effectively force many of these freelancers out of work. ACTA (Associazione Consulenti Terziario Avanzato), an association