CIPD report investigates the amount of people in non-permanent roles.
Tags: Self employed
How can businesses, and in particular HR professionals, need to act to ensure that they are prepared for IR35 legislation in the private sector?
Uber has lost its appeal against a landmark gig economy ruling,
Will plans announced by Government to improve the rights of workers on zero-hour contracts, agency employees and those working in the gig economy, live up to their promise?
Deliveroo riders lose appeal against CAC decision from November 2017.
The gig economy has been booming and the Taylor Review is now more important than ever.
The growth of the gig economy and self-employment is leaving workers significantly under-protected.
Uber has lost a crucial legal battle in its attempt to hold onto its London licence in the UK after a tribunal upheld a ruling that the ride-hailing app must treat its drivers as “workers” with minimum wage rights rather than as self-employed.
Despite self-employed workers enjoying increased flexibility and family time, a fifth of their relatives say their career choice has actually caused more stress
Employees of app-based taxi company Uber have won a groundbreaking case after employment tribunal judges ruled that they were not self-employed and should be paid the National Living Wage and be entitled to holiday pay.
If you want to be happy and content with your job – be a roofer! A new survey by ECIS, the employee benefits company for the construction industry, has found that 9 out of 10 tradespeople are feeling positive about their business prospects in 2014 (91%) and of these, 30% feel very positive. Roofers and…
The typical self-employed worker earns 40 per cent less than the typical employee reveals a new report which provides the most in-depth picture yet of the UK’s growing self-employed workforce and how it is changing. The study by independent think tank the Resolution Foundation shows a dramatic fall in the weekly earnings of the self-employed…
Self-employment accounts for 44 per cent of the net rise in employment since mid- 2010, with pensioners, part-time workers and ‘odd-jobbers’ the fastest growing groups of Britain’s new self-employed workforce, the TUC says today (Monday) ahead of the latest employment figures published later this week. The TUC analysis shows that despite self-employment being a relatively…
Elance, the leading online work platform, today unveiled the Private Talent Cloud™, a new, secure enterprise management solution that allows companies to hire, manage and pay their freelance workforce on demand. Developed in partnership with leading Fortune 100 clients, the Elance Private Talent Cloud™ helps companies take advantage of the monumental shift toward fractional work. “Now, through the Private…