Atypical approaches: options to support workers with insecure incomes

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D' Arcy, Conor; Rahman, Fahmida
Resolution Foundation
Date of publication
21 January 2019
Employment, Poverty Alleviation Welfare Benefits and Financial Inclusion, Social Policy
Social welfare
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The UK’s employment performance has been impressive in recent years. But anxiety has grown over the use of non-standard contracts, particularly those offering few or no guaranteed hours. The Taylor Review made a number of recommendations that could help to address the ‘one-sided flexibility’ that some employers using these contracts benefit from. This report explores what other countries have done to combat such concerns.

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