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The Gig Economy - What is it and what does it mean for employers?

Posted on 4th January 2017

The Gig Economy - What is it and what does it mean for employers?

Rarely a day goes by without a news story about the “gig economy”.  We are coming to accept that more and more of us are moving away from the traditional model of full time employment and are taking on a variety of self-employed roles, short term assignments and “on demand” working.  This new take on working life is facilitated by the continual development of digital technology, enabling companies, workers and customers to be brought together more easily.