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Gig economy requires adaptation, not avoidance

The new, innovative ways are threatening only when policies and regulations have not kept pace with social and technological innovations.

The gig economy, or an economy characterised by many more freelance or independent contract workers, has been described as the "uberisation" of the workforce.

IN HIS now-classic The Age of Unreason, the organisational behaviour and management writer Charles Handy described a scene out of the General Synod of the Church of England in the 1980s. The controversial topic of women priests was being debated, and a speaker from the floor made a desperate and...

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