Workers on zero hours contracts could be given the right to request a move to a fixed number of hours.
Half of people on zero hours contracts wrongly believe that they are not entitled to paid holidays, research by Citizens Advice has revealed.
Companies that want to employ people on zero hours contracts could face a hike in the minimum wage rate, the author of a review into modern working practices has proposed.
Updated to reflect that, from 1 April 2017, it is an offence for training providers to describe training as an "apprenticeship" where it is not a statutory apprenticeship.
The number of people working under zero hours contracts appears to have slowed significantly in 2016, according to fresh analysis of labour market data.
Matthew Taylor, the head of Theresa May's independent review of modern employment practices, has said that businesses are using self-employment rules to avoid tax.
A tribunal has found that a CitySprint bicycle courier should be classed as a worker, rather than self employed.
The Government seeks views on the status and rights of workers, agency workers, the self-employed and those working in the "gig economy", as well as the role of trade unions in representing these workers.
Updated to include information on new employment protections for zero hours contract workers.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to zero hours contracts.