Tag Archives: gig economy

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Gig economy challenged


The gig economy has again come under the spotlight as Labour MP Frank Field announced an inquiry into pay and working conditions at controversial food... Read More
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Blow to gig economy


Another blow was struck against the gig economy yesterday (March 26) when delivery firm DPD announced it will be offering its 5,000 self-employed drivers holiday... Read More
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Turning it round


Nothing remains of the old Shirebrook colliery in north-east Derbyshire. The coal mine closed in 1993 and 12 years later the site became the central... Read More
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‘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
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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