After being met with an employment rights lawsuit this year, the Taylor Review’s evaluation of the modern economy is exactly what I’ve been looking for.
Last week Matthew Taylor, CEO of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, embarked on a tour for his review of employment practices. After my experience at the Court of Appeal, I’m looking forward to talking with him – that includes the topic of the self-employed tradesperson.
News that a CitySprint worker has won the right to be called a worker, rather than self-employed, proves rulings are only going one way in the gig economy.
After today’s announcement that Sports Direct are going to offer casual retail staff at least 12 guaranteed hours a week, instead of zero-hour contracts, Peninsula's HR director, Alan Price, explains what employers need to know about zero-hour contracts.
Gary Davis believes owner-employee contracts could be a dream come true for small businesses with an entrepreneurial vision.