It is estimated that around 1.3 million people are engaged in “gig” work in Great Britain. Over the past two years there has been a lot of uncertainty and confusion over the employment status of those who work in the gig economy. One key question being: is UK employment law now “fit for purpose” to deal with the demands in this new economy?
In this whitepaper, Croner-i examines key questions regarding employment law and Government proposals for reform. It ends with some advice for employers who wish to use self-employed individuals.