Raft of new rights for flexible workforce in response to Taylor Review

Government has announced a raft of new rights for the UK’s flexible workforce, as well as much stiffer penalties for firms that breach contracts or mistreat workers, in its response to last year’s Taylor Review.

Last summer Matthew Taylor (above), head of the Royal Society of Arts and a former adviser to Tony Blair, laid out his recommendations after being asked by Prime Minister Theresa May in November 2016 to conduct a review into modern employment practices...

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