Halfway through 2016, the term gig economy was thrown into the limelight. Although suggesting a new phenomenon had made an appearance, all that had really happened was that someone came up with a fancier name for freelance work, enhanced by the use of technology. It also prompted the question of whether we should change the law around it.
With fewer people working in traditional â€śjobs for lifeâ€ť, the gig economy got off to a flying start. However, now weâ€™re further down the line it has transpired that many businesses are in fact using the gig economy to cut the costs of employing workers â€“ and we should change the law to prevent it.Â Read more
Article published in RealBusiness.co.uk