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  • Uber employment status case: are there implications for all employers?

    23 March 2017

    Does the recent spate of employment status cases have implications for all employers, or just for the gig economy sector? Fiona Rushforth analyses the Uber, CitySprint and Pimlico Plumbers cases for indications of a shift in approach to the classifications of worker or self-employed status.

  • Apprenticeship levy: Why degree apprenticeships should be on your list

    6 March 2017

    Are you firming up plans for spending your apprenticeship funding once the levy comes in next month? One avenue worth exploring is degree apprenticeships, and training providers can help your organisation test the waters. David Willett, head of propositions at the Open University, explains.

  • Uber and out: the rise and potential fall of the gig economy

    2 August 2016

    Do you engage employees, workers or self-employed contractors? We look at the rise of the gig economy and the latest court battle to establish employment status.

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