The Government has launched its ‘Good Work Plan’ setting out its vision for the UK labour future and discussing how it will implement the recommendations from the Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices.
However, the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed IPSE) are cautious when it comes to the finer details of this report.
Andy Chamberlain, IPSE’s Deputy Policy Director, explained, “IPSE is cautiously supportive of these proposals, which appear to preserve the flexibility people crave and don’t snuff out the entrepreneurial spirit of people who want to strike-out on their own.
“We are glad the message appears to be getting through that for most people, gig work is good work.
“The overwhelming majority of people actively choose to be self-employed because they value the flexibility of being their own boss.”