Article Tag: Gig Economy

Millions More Could Soon be Eligible for Statutory Sick Pay

The government has recently announced a review of Statutory Sick Pay (SSP). The review will look to tackle some of the major challenges presented by the modern-day working world where far too many people are quitting work after a period of sickness absence and many people now work on freelance or short-term contracts (known as… Read more »

The Gig Economy

Have you heard of the Gig Economy? It is a term used to describe an economy where independent workers make a living from short term employment contracts with organisations. The rise of the Gig Economy According to financial software company, Intuit, 40% of American workers will be independent contractors by 2020[1]. This trend will likely… Read more »