With no guarantee of work or pay, is the stress of flexible work contracts affecting the health of workers?
A universal basic income would enable people to embrace the gig economy and give them greater leverage in the jobs they choose.
Lots of ground staff are on minimum wage.
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The wealth bonanza enjoyed by top flight football clubs does not trickle down to many of their employees.
Life is a lot different for the flexible working creative class and the call centre worker on a zero-hours contract.
External pressure has led to delivery giant, Hermes, being referred to the chief tax man over whether or not its workers should be classified as 'self-employed'.
Mike Ashley’s company is in the spotlight.
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Sports Direct is neither the first nor the last company to face a reputation crisis – and it can bounce back.
In need of support.
New research shows that a third of UK families fall below a minimum standard of living – many are hardworking but still struggle to make ends meet.
Up in arms.
Moves to criminalise sex work are facing tough opposition from those in the industry.
An unclear employment picture.
Too little is known about the changing work patterns at the margins of the labour market.
Today's employment crisis is as serious as the Great Depression – so why aren't we up in arms?
Not just for the workless.
MPs will vote Monday on a welfare bill which imagines a world where work is a gilded path away from poverty.
Working one day, gone the next.
The government's commitment to boosting employment is undermined by the proliferation of harsh and insecure temporary jobs with no long-term prospects.
Many don’t have a happy meal.
David Cameron has told company bosses that firms should give their staff a pay rise. Certainly a raise in wages would be long overdue. The small average wage increase over the past year or so (1.8% between…
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There can be no doubt that the job market has been more resilient since the financial crisis than many imagined. Unemployment did not rise as far as was feared and the recovery in employment to pre-recession…
Guilty of having a ‘Victorian’ work culture?
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No company wants to be singled out for having “Victorian” work practices, as Sports Direct has been. Despite the poisonous reputation of zero hours contracts, employers continue to argue they need them…