Tag Archives: Matthew Taylor

Taylor – the Full Monty or a stitch-up?


  I was asked to comment on the impact of the Taylor Report on Payroll at the Reward Autumn Update. Though I had been promised a script from Matthew Taylor himself, it never turned up – maybe I was stitched … Continue reading

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Is the Taylor report “dead and buried”?


When Theresa May asked Matthew Taylor to Review Modern Working Practices in the UK it was October 2016. She looked a strong and stable leader with a majority and a nation behind her. On July 11th, exactly a year after … Continue reading

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What passing bells for those who work as cattle?


Weep for the deprived gig-journalist! Unlike the formal press , I have not had an opportunity to leak the Taylor report.  I am like the workers that Matthew Taylor has been investigating, I have the freedom to do what I like … Continue reading

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Respect for the self-employed


It’s a truth as old as the hills that there are two types of self-employed. Those who choose to be and those who have no choice. Most people who read this blog have more experience with the “professional” classes who … Continue reading

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How do we auto-enrol workers in the “gig economy”?


A gig economy is an environment where temporary positions are common and organizations contract with independent workers for short-term engagements. The trend toward a gig economy has begun The consultancy McKinsey  reckon that some 162 million people in Europe and America work independently. … Continue reading

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May’s way


  I’ve been trying to work out what’s going on in British politics and how to characterise the changes in direction within our two major parties (and why our third parties seem so marginal). I’m concluding that what is going … Continue reading

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