Employment bodies have given a tentative welcome to Matthew Taylor’s independent review of modern employment practices.
The government-backed Taylor review of modern working practices has called for the introduction of a new “dependent contractor” status to protect worker rights.
Growth in hiring across the UK eased slightly in June 2017, but stayed at a high level as demand for staff remained strong.
IPSE has called for a statutory definition of self-employment to be introduced to address the current problems with the gig economy model.
The Resolution Foundation has called for minimum wage protection to be extended to self-employed people working in the gig economy sector.
Construction sector hiring slowed down in June due to a loss of momentum for the industry during this period.
Contractors who act as directors of their own personal service company or limited company are more likely to be a victim of identity fraud, a new report has warned.
Sickness pay has been highlighted as the working benefit that self-employed people would value above all others in a new report.
The Recruitment & Employment Confederation has urged the government to adopt a post-Brexit policy on immigration that minimises risks to the jobs market.
Demand for contractors dipped during May 2017 as Brexit continues to affect recruitment strategies.