Updated to include information on WM Morrison Supermarkets plc v Various claimants, in which the Court of Appeal held that the employer was vicariously liable for the actions of an employee who disclosed the personal data of fellow employees online.
Almost half of self-employed people aged over 25 are earning less than the minimum wage, according to new research.
An inquiry into the extent of alleged "employment law evasion" in the gig economy has been launched by work and pensions committee chair Frank Field.
The Labour party would give gig economy workers the same rights as employees - including sick pay, parental leave and protections against unfair dismissal - shadow chancellor John McDonnell will pledge.
The Treasury has announced that it will not abolish Class 2 national insurance contributions (NICs), a policy the Conservative party had pledged in its 2015 election manifesto.
Consulting firm PwC has launched a gig economy platform that allows people to offer their skills for hire without working traditional hours.
Some of the major names in the development of the gig economy - such as Deliveroo, Pimlico Plumbers and Uber - may be about to find that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) interferes with core operations within their businesses, writes Seddons solicitor Harry Abrams.
Updated to take into account the Police Remuneration Review Body's report and the Government's announcement on police pay .
The Office for Tax Simplification (OTS) has suggested gig economy firms should deduct tax from the earnings of self-employed workers in a system similar to PAYE.
Fifty Deliveroo riders are to receive a share in a six-figure settlement after they claimed they had been unlawfully denied rights including the national minimum wage and holiday pay.
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