Temporary staff | Gig economy doubles to 4.7m workers

Gig economy doubles to 4.7m workers

Britain’s prosperous gig economy has more than doubled to 4.7million workers over the last three years, according to a study from the TUC and academics at the University of Hertfordshire.

The Guardian reports that, currently, as many as one in ten working age adults are now using gig economy platforms – companies such as Uber and Airbnb – which is up from one in 20 according to 2016 reports.

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