Friday, March 03, 2017

The Gig Economy

The number of people on zero hours contracts has reached a record high of 910,000.
New figures based on an analysis of Office for National Statistics data reveal that 110,000 more people were on contracts that do not guarantee work in 2016 compared with the same period in 2015.
That's an increase of nearly 14%, and 30% higher than 2014.
In 2005, there were just 100,000 people on zero hours contracts (ZHCs).