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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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Thriving, striving, or just about surviving?

The RSA set out seven portraits of economic security and modern work in the UK in this report. 

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A framework for modern employment

The Work and Pensions Committee and the BEIS Committee have published a joint report which reflects on the Taylor Review and sets out how they believe the employment framework should be amended to reflect and support the modern world of work. 

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Reshaping business models and the workforce in the digital age

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Reshaping business models and the workforce in the digital age

We will be joined by Matthew Taylor, Chief Executive of the RSA, Eugen Miropolski, MD of WeWork Europe & Israel, Ade McCormack, near futurist and digital strategist and Ella Bennett, Group HR Director at Home Retail Group for our next event on 28 September 2017.

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Good work - the taylor review of modern practices

This independent review, conducted by Matthew Taylor of the RSA, Greg Marsh, Diane Nicol and Paul Broadbent considers the implications of new forms of work on employer freedoms and obligations and worker rights and responsibilities. It sets out 7 principles to address the challenges facing the UK labour market.

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The gig is up

This report from the TUC looks at the impact of insecurity at work on workers, on the UK economy and on public finances. It sets out what policy-makers could do to ensure that insecurity does not increase in the modern world of work.

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To gig or not to gig? Stories from the modern economy

The CIPD has published its recommendations to the Taylor review on employment status. It focuses on gig economy participants who trade their time and skills through the Internet and online platforms, providing a service to a third party as a form of paid employment.

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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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Future of work

This report from Raconteur uncovers how businesses and employees can adapt to a digitally disrupted world, the six biggest future threats to business and the rise of the gig economy. 

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