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Bosses and workers need to mind the gaps in the gig economy

With the rising wave of independent contractors, employers need to be aware of the pitfalls of misclassifying such workers, and workers need to ensure that their rights are protected.

Clearly, as the gig economy grows apace, employment regulations and education of employers and employees on tax compliance, worker's rights and personal finance planning must move in tandem.

THE human capital landscape has evolved much from what it was a decade ago. With digital technology redefining the nature, form and structure of work and employment, we are seeing the rise of the gig economy across markets, including Singapore.

In a gig economy, individuals who function...

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