Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee

The future world of work and rights of workers inquiry

Inquiry status: Concluded

Submissions are no longer being accepted for this inquiry following the decision to hold a general election. Evidence already sent is being processed and will be published shortly. All select committees will cease to exist on the dissolution of Parliament on 3 May 2017.

Scope of the inquiry

The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee has launched an inquiry into the future world of work, focussing on the rapidly changing nature of work, and the status and rights of agency workers, the self-employed, and those working in the 'gig economy'. The inquiry also looks at such as low-pay and poor working conditions for people working in these non-traditional employee roles.

Terms of reference: The future world of work and rights of workers

Latest evidence

  • 28 Mar 2017 - Future World of Work - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF377 KB) HC 929 | Published 04 Apr 2017

    Evidence given by Lindsay Judge, Senior Research and Policy Analyst, The Resolution Foundation, Tim Thomas, Director of Employment and Skills Policy, EEF, Steve Turner, Assistant General Secretary, Unite the Union, David Camp, Chief Executive, Association of Labour ProvidersBen Grover, External Policy Adviser, Association of Recruitment Consultancy, Jennifer Hardy, Finance Director, Transline, Adrian Gregory, Director, Extraman Ltd, Tim Roache, General Secretary, GMB

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