Gig workers and self-employed are 'under-protected' - MetLife

Adam Saville
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Gig workers and self-employed are 'under-protected' - MetLife

Two out of three EBCs think benefit improvements are needed, research finds

More than half of employee benefits consultants (EBCs) believe group risk providers should address the protection gaps encountered gig economy workers and the self-employed, research from MetLife UK has revealed. The study found that 54% of EBCs believe work patterns are a significant growth area due to the fact that the protection needs of millions are currently not being met. Government figures estimate that more than 7.6 million are currently self-employed or working in the gig economy,...

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