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The rise of the gig economy

This report from Ius Laboris offers an international perspective on employment in the gig economy.

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Don't believe the hype: work, robots, history

Michael Weatherburn explores the historical development of digital technology in the UK workplace in this report. 

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The future of skills: Employment in 2030

This report by Pearson, Nesta and the Oxford Martin School, offers a novel and comprehensive method to map out how employment is likely to change, and the implications for skills.

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Assessing the case for a universal basic income in the UK

Dr Luke Martinelli of the University of Bath investigates the reasons behind the rise of Universal Basic Income.

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Universal basic income and the future of work

Andrew Harrop and Cameron Tait of Fabian Society take a look at Universal Basic Income in the context of the future of work, in this report for the TUC.

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A tough gig? The nature of self-employment in 21st Century Britain and policy implications

This report from the Resolution Foundation looks at the recent growth in self-employment, focusing on the sectoral make-up of the UK's 5 million self-employed workers, the drivers of this growth since the recession,  how the self-employed are treated differently in terms of tax and employment rights and what policy challenges this raises. 

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The gig economy

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The gig economy

This report from LexisNexis considers the gig economy from an employment perspective: what it is and how it affects lawyers and their clients. 

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Secret agents: agency workers in the new world of work

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Secret agents: agency workers in the new world of work

This report by Lindsay Judge and Daniel Tomlinson of the Resolution Foundation aims to shed new light on agency workers by mapping out the scale and nature of this overlooked group in the UK today. 

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Overworked America

This report from the Washington Center for Equitable Growth looks at the rising number of employees working long hours - sometimes earning high salaries or overtime pay, but too often not - and the implications for individuals, families, businesses and the US economy. 

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