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10th October 2017
Novotel Tower Bridge Hotel,
London, UK

Managing the Gig Economy 2017

Successfully navigating the legal, tax and HR implications of the gig economy

A unique one-day conference exploring all of the most pressing aspects of the rapidly evolving on-demand sector.

Conference Highlights

DEFINING THE GIG ECONOMY
  • Defining the gig economy; business models, statistics; the market for platforms and services
  • The status of the gig economy worker
    • HMRC vs UK employment law classifications
    • Key criteria: mutuality of obligation; control over worker
    • Contractual agreements vs reality
  • The future of the trend; how will this affect the broader economy and employment landscape?
ENGAGE WITH SENIOR STAKEHOLDERS FROM ACROSS THE SECTOR:
  • C-Level representatives from a wide range of gig economy platforms
  • Finance, strategy and HR directors managing flexible workforces
  • Senior legal counsel
  • Senior tax specialists
  • Senior HR advisors
  • Leading trade union representatives 
  • Government review committee members
EVOLVING LEGAL, TAX & HR FRAMEWORKS
  • Government inquiries into modern employment practices
  • Workplace rights and protection in the gig economy
  • The role of technology in modern employment                              
  • Tax implications of the gig economy
  • Employment relationships in the gig economy; the role of the platform provider, client and worker
  • Supply-chain management in the ‘fluid’ workforce

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