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Gig-economy contributing to jump in workplace stress and anxiety

Following the publication of new figures from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) - which reveal that work-related stress, anxiety or depression now account for over half of a...

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70% prefer security of being a full-time employee, Randstad reveals

The gig economy is rapidly growing as many companies employ this new business model and workers search not just for employment but for flexibility too. Many are still left wonde...

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OFT recommendations for the gig economy “an interesting development”, says APSCo

Following Friday’s publication of the Office of Tax Simplification discussion paper in which it is suggested that the Government should compel gig economy platforms such as Uber...

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65% of talent managers view gig work as 'new normal', according to Kelly Services

New research from Kelly Services® provides insight into why companies hire gig workers and what the most innovative among them do differently from their peers. Surveying 2,100 t...

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Employers driving surge in demand for independent professionals, Odgers Connect reveals

A growing “professional gig economy” of highly-skilled, independent workers is flourishing in both the UK and Europe, driven by organisations cutting back on core staff and inst...

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Professional workers in the gig economy largely invisible, IPPR research claims

Around a third of UK professionals now work independently in a transformation at the higher end of the UK workforce yet are largely ignored by policymakers, according a report o...

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54% see gig economy as career choice, Adecco Group and LinkedIn reveal

More skilled professionals are rejecting the 9-5 and embracing the gig economy as a long-term career and lifestyle choice according to global research by the Adecco Group and Li...

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87% of employers say more protection needed for gig workers, totaljobs reveals

Businesses and employees are calling on the UK Government to provide more protection for those who work in the gig economy. In a survey of nearly 5,000 workers and over 100 busi...

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78% of recruiters view gig economy as ‘friend,’ not ‘foe’, Bullhorn finds

When 1,000 recruiters were asked via live polling whether they view the gig economy as ‘friend’ or ‘foe’, 78% chose ‘friend’ and 22% chose ‘foe’, indicating that most recruiters...

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Employer value propositions must embrace the gig economy, says Alexander Mann Solutions

It is vital that organisations build and maintain employer brands which reflect the continuing rise of non-permanent workforces. That is according to the latest insight from Ale...