The growth of Britain’s ‘gig economy’ has been profound. But what exactly do we mean by the gig economy?
There are now an estimated 1.1 million people in Britain’s gig economy, which is nearly as many workers as in the National Health Service (NHS) England. Brhmie Balaram introduces our latest report into the gig economy.
As a lawyer who works as an employee in-house for the RSA and spent some ten years as a self-employed barrister, here are my personal thoughts on the Uber judgment.
In the wake of the Employment Tribunal ruling against Uber, we should bear in mind the limitations of the law and Parliament’s involvement.
Brhmie Balaram wonders if we're being too hasty in concluding that gig workers would be better off as employees considering growing evidence of employer abuses in workplaces across the UK.
Fellowship Manager Rich Pickford's reflections on his four years at the RSA. For him it's all about sharing.
The Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) Select Committee published a report today on the UK’s digital economy, which the RSA provided evidence for earlier this year.
Brhmie Balaram offers a breakdown of why banning Airbnb and Uber isn't a viable long-term solution in a global sharing economy.
Gig work in the sharing economy is on the rise. Brhmie Balaram offers a guide to the debate about whether this trend is something we should be excited by or alarmed about.
The RSA was asked to present evidence to the BIS Select Committee last week as part of the government’s inquiry into the digital economy. Brhmie Balaram gives her top five takeaways.