Resources Guides 20.12.17

The gig economy

The term ‘gig economy’ has been attracting substantial publicity over the last couple of years and rightly so.

PwC predicts that the gig economy will be worth $63 billion by 2020, £2 billion in the UK alone. Companies need to work closely with HR professionals to determine talent strategies for the ‘fluid’ workforce. HR strategy will need to consider training, appraisals and benefits for all individuals whatever their employment status. Policies and procedures will need to be revised. Benefit packages could be adapted to ensure more flexibility that will suit everyone and their circumstances…