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The Gig Economy Explained

The Gig Economy Explained

Published at 12:42pm 20th February 2017.

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If you’re a self-employed freelancer, things can be pretty great. It’s flexible and you are your own boss, however, there are some risks.

The difference between the self-employed and the full-time employee has become a grey area, which needs defining – for the benefit of both companies and their workers.

We chatted to Newtons Solicitors about the recent Pimlico Plumbers case, which has, to many, not offered much clarity on the issues.   

Judgments on this case and the similar Uber Cars one last year have blurred the line even more by adding the position of “worker” into the situation.

So, was does it all mean? Listen below to hear Paul Hargreaves, employment solicitor at Newtons explain.