How do you create a balance between flexibility and entrepreneurship and workers' protection and business benefits in today's so-called, "Gig" economy?
'With difficulty', seems to be the immediate answer, given some recent high profile cases. But while commentators have focused on the tensions it's perhaps surprising that the potential tax impact hasn't had much attention - at least, not so far.
But now the government has raised the issue, might we see action this in next month's Budget? Or will the Taylor review on modern employment practices herald a more radical overhaul of tax policy to reflect for the world of work in a digital age?
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