Tag Archives: gig economy

News Feature

‘Failed spectacularly’


A much anticipated review into the gig economy has “spectacularly failed” to deliver protections for those in insecure work, Unite said today (July 11).  ... Read More
News Feature

True cost of gig work


Trade unions have rebutted claims by a government appointed chairman of a review into insecure work – including zero-hour, gig economy and agency roles –... Read More
Comment

‘Flexible’ for who?


Amid the Brexit worry surrounding Parliament’s on-going debate over the triggering of Article 50, there appeared to be a crack of light from PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC).... Read More
News Feature

‘Rotten system’


The UK’s burgeoning “gig economy”, which often relies on exploitative zero-hour contracts and questionable definitions of self-employment, will cost the Treasury £3.5bn in 2020/21, new... Read More