Gig economy

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July 2017

Has the Taylor Review failed workers in the gig economy?

By | July 24th, 2017|Blog|

Unless you’ve been living under a stone the last couple of weeks, you have no doubt heard about the Taylor Review.  The findings from the report were hotly anticipated and finally published this month.  Commissioned by the Prime Minister back in October, the intention of the report was to take a look at how employment [...]

June 2017

Could your business make better use of freelancers?

By | June 5th, 2017|Blog|

  Not only is Thursday 8th June Election Day, but it also marks National Freelancers Day.  Independent professionals up and down the country will celebrate the fact that they boldly work for themselves, as well has casting their vote. It’s estimated that there are around 2 million freelancers operating in the UK, and they’ve had their [...]

April 2017

The Gig Economy – An opportunity for your business, or something to avoid?

By | April 7th, 2017|Blog|

Over the past few weeks, you’ve probably noticed that the gig economy is something that’s being discussed more and more in the media. But what on earth is it? Well essentially, it’s all about a labour market that’s characterised by lots of freelance work and short-term contracts, rather than permanent roles. Some might say that [...]