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Labour misses the point of the new gig economy

    Labour's approach to protecting employees rights at work is based on a mistaken assessment of the current situation, writes Robert Colvile, Director of the Centre for Policy Studies, in The Times.

    More regulation and more protection for workers ignores the reality that a large proportion of those working in the gig economy are "relatively content with their working life" and view flexibility as a fair trade-off for a lack of job security.

    Read Robert's full piece on The Times website (£).

    Date added: Thursday 8th February 2018