All items: Employment status

  • Independent review of modern employment practices announced

    5 October 2016

    Matthew Taylor, a former policy adviser to Tony Blair, will lead an independent review into modern employment practices, covering issues such as zero hour contracts and the regulation of businesses in the gig economy.

  • Podcast: HR and the gig economy

    9 September 2016

    We provide an overview of the "gig economy", consider issues about which HR should be aware if their organisation is hiring freelancers through technology platforms, and discuss some employment tribunal cases brought by contingent workers.

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Editor's choice: HR and legal information and guidance relating to employment status.