Government starts review of 'gig' economy

Government starts review of 'gig' economy

A team of four experts is preparing to tour the UK to explore how the "gig" economy is affecting workers' rights.
Mathew Taylor, chief executive of the Royal Society for the Arts, was appointed last month to lead the review into the impact of "disruptive" businesses such as Uber and Deliveroo.
New technology combined with new business models has led to a rise in workers doing short-term, casual work.
Many are not eligible for the minimum wage, sickness or maternity pay.
The review will address questions of job-security, pension, holiday and parental leave rights. It will... read more

30 November 2016 in Business, Views: 33
Source: BBC

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