Head of Government's gig economy review: Bad jobs are to blame for low productivity

Head of Government's gig economy review: Bad jobs are to blame for low productivity

Unemployment is down, but there hasn’t been a counteracting correlation with job satisfaction.

The problem, according to Matthew Taylor, CEO of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce and head of a Government review into the gig economy, is that most of these jobs are of low quality and trap workers in low pay – making them unproductive and the economy stagnant.

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