WPC launches probe into self-employed and gig economy workers

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WPC launches probe into self-employed and gig economy workers

The Work and Pensions Committee has launched a wide-ranging inquiry to examine whether the UK welfare and pension systems adequately support the growing numbers of self-employed and gig economy workers, and how it might be adapted to suit their needs.

The inquiry will look at areas including Universal Credit and other working-age benefits, pensions, and labour market participation. The  so-called 'gig economy' has come to prominence over rece...

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