What is driving insecure work?: a sector perspective

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Author: Bivand, Paul; Melville, Duncan


The Trades Union Congress (TUC) wished to investigate a range of issues connected with patterns of insecure employment in the UK. The authors of this report have undertaken a rapid data analysis to examine the patterns of, and trends in, insecure work, over the recent past, focusing in particular on the period 2011-16. Insecure employment is defined as the low paid self-employed and employees who are on some form of temporary employment, excluding those who are on fixed term contracts not combined with any other form of insecure or temporary employment, such as agency working or being on...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Employment; Disadvantaged; Outcomes; Statistics; Industry; Labour market

Keywords: Conditions of employment; Employment security; Employment pattern; Self employed; Temporary employment; Low income group; Trend; Data analysis

Geographic subjects: Great Britain; Europe

Published: Leicester, England: Learning and Work Institute, 2017

Physical description: 45 p.

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Also called: What is driving insecure work?: a sector perspective: report to the Trades Union Congress

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 129.272

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