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Gig Economy Round-up: The Gig Economy Workforce Will Double In Four Years

It’s interesting to see the Confederation of British Industry urging policymakers to have a more constructive view on gig working. Rather than demonize it, the CBI says policymakers need to look at new, flexible and fair approaches to work. Judging by the growth of gig working, this is something economies all around the world will… Continue reading Gig Economy Round-up: The Gig Economy Workforce Will Double In Four Years

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63% of UK Employees Would Consider Self Employment Or Freelancing

Working in the gig economy is now an attractive proposition for many European employees. According to new research, two in three European employees are tempted by the option of being self-employed or freelance. Almost two thirds (63%) of UK employees said they would consider self-employment or freelancing, with slightly higher numbers for European employees overall… Continue reading 63% of UK Employees Would Consider Self Employment Or Freelancing

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Research lifts lid on UK gig economy

There are 1.3 million gig economy workers in the UK, according to in-depth research into gig working by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. The institute, which represents HR and learning and development professionals in the the UK, surveyed 400 gig economy workers and more than 2,000 other workers. It found that the most… Continue reading Research lifts lid on UK gig economy

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Gig economy round-up: Don’t forget the ‘professional gig economy’

Do you think of professional services when you think of the gig economy? If you don’t then this set of links might help change your perception of the gig economy. It’s really important to remember that the gig economy affects all industries and all professions. We hope you find this selection useful. Let us know… Continue reading Gig economy round-up: Don’t forget the ‘professional gig economy’