Alicja Bobek

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Often workers do not know how many hours they will work next week, let alone which hours they are going to work. Such enforced flexibility makes planning your life impossible. Photograph: Getty Images

Unemployment is falling, more people are at work. Surely that is good news enough? To accept that any job is better than no job is to avoid looking (...)

Construction industry: cited by Tasc  as an example where the proportion of self-employed has grown from 25 per cent in 2006 to 38 per cent in 2015. Photograph: Nelson Ching/Bloomberg

Ireland’s tax system is assisting the growing practice of “bogus self-employment”, according to a new report by Tasc, the independent social change t(...)