Time for time-and-a-half? exploring the evidence and policy options on overtime

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D’Arcy, Conor
Resolution Foundation
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1 December 2017
People management: all aspects of managing people, Trends: economic, social and technology trends affecting business
Business and management
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Discussion around the Taylor Review and quality of work has often focused on zero-hours contracts and the gig economy. But one idea the Taylor Review raised could impact a far larger group: those doing paid overtime.

This briefing note presents evidence on overtime, how its prevalence and the premium associated with it vary across the economy and over time, before considering how overtime workers could be offered greater security and certainty.

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