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A Flex too far?

Chris Cook explores the implications of the gig for recruiters

Accountant firm PwC predicts that the UK gig economy will be worth £2 billion by 2020. As a result, it is likely that a significant number of employers will want to make the most of this opportunity given the growth potential of the market. This will mean an increase in contract work, as opposed to permanent, full-time roles, and potential movement towards the use of online platforms to engage freelancers, as has been successfully put into practice by companies such as Uber and Deliveroo...

In this article, Chris Cook, head of Employment Law explains to individuals working within the recruitment industry the latest on the gig economy and what the flexible working vs insecure working debate means for them and for employment law.

Click here to read the full article in The Global Recruiter.

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If you would like more information or advice relating to this article or an Employment law matter, please do not hesitate to contact Chris Cook on 01727 798089.

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