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THE EVOLUTION TO EMPLOYMENT 2.0
Opinion
THE EVOLUTION TO EMPLOYMENT 2.0

The traditional view of employment is evolving. If we take the United States as an example, there are currently 19 million independent workers and the expectation is that this number will grow to 70 million by 2020. Take a moment to consider that number - that is more than half of the entire US labour market.

Like it or not, there are changing technological and demographic landscapes and these are the driving forces in the evolution towards Employment 2.0. Without going too ...

THE BREXIT AND EVENTS
Opinion
THE BREXIT AND EVENTS

The British Visits and Events Partnership (BVEP) highlighted some of the potential concerns shared by event industry professionals after the release of their survey earlier this month.

Possible Implications of a Brexit
  1. Less Foreign Direct Investment in Events
  2. Increased ...

Pros and Cons of Zero Hour Contracts
Opinion
Pros and Cons of Zero Hour Contracts

If the employer has no real control over the timing of labour requirements, or has a legitimate reason to require flexibility, than zero-hour contracts are a must.

If the employer is exploiting zero-hour contracts to avoid their responsibilities and legal obligations as an employer, we have a problem.

To drill into these two statements let's look at some examples. In the entertainment and event industry, which I come from, the nature of the ...

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