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Reform of gig economy will cost jobs, claim business groups

Shared from on 12 July 2017

Business groups warned yesterday that jobs may be lost if the government adopts the recommendations from Matthew Taylor’s review into modern work.

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Workers ‘exploited’ at UK cosmetics chain Soap and Co

Shared from on 11 July 2017

Some workers at a cosmetics chain in shopping centres, including Westfield, are getting paid as little as £2.05 an hour, a BBC investigation has found.

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Workers ‘exploited’ at UK cosmetics chain Soap and Co

Shared from on 11 July 2017

Some workers at a cosmetics chain in shopping centres, including Westfield, are getting paid as little as £2.05 an hour, a BBC investigation has found.

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Workers ‘exploited’ at UK cosmetics chain Soap and Co

Shared from on 11 July 2017

Some workers at a cosmetics chain in shopping centres, including Westfield, are getting paid as little as £2.05 an hour, a BBC investigation has found.

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Taylor Review: UK should end cash in hand economy

Shared from on 11 July 2017

The author of a government review into work says cash jobs should be paid through 'payment platforms'.

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National Insurance tax hit for gig economy firms

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Firms could be obliged to pay millions in national insurance, the head of a government review suggests.

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National Insurance tax hit for gig economy firms

Shared from on 11 July 2017

Firms could be obliged to pay millions in national insurance, the head of a government review suggests.

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National Insurance tax hit for gig economy firms

Shared from on 11 July 2017

Firms could be obliged to pay millions in national insurance, the head of a government review suggests.

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Matthew Taylor to call for boost for ‘gig’ workers but stops short of blanket minimum wage demand

Shared from on 10 July 2017

The head of Theresa May's employment review will call this week for companies such as Uber and Deliveroo to hand workers new rights that protect flexibility and enhance pay.

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Matthew Taylor report urges more rights for workers in gig economy revamp

Shared from on 8 July 2017

Philip Hammond will be given the go-ahead to look at raising taxes from self-employment by a report recommending radical reform of modern working commissioned by Theresa May and leaked to The Times.

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Gig economy: there’s an easy way to end abusive working conditions

Shared from on 7 July 2017

Frank Field MP and Andrew Forsey posit a simple but ingenious solution: make companies show their workforces are genuinely self-employed

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Deliveroo breaks ranks by offering riders sick pay

Shared from on 7 July 2017

Deliveroo has broken ranks with rival companies by pledging to offer sick pay and injury insurance to workers before a government review into the so-called gig economy.

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Nearly 10 million Britons are in insecure work, says union

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GMB research explores impact of gig economy and warns of its impact on health and family life

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Nearly 10 million Britons are in insecure work, says union

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GMB research explores impact of gig economy and warns of its impact on health and family life

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Are ‘McJobs’ really history?

Shared from on 1 June 2017

The head of McDonald's calls on firms to 'step up' as controversies over new ways of working threaten to damage trust.

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