Nearly a third of UK gig workers living paycheck to paycheck, IPTF survey shows
Half of Brits (49%) working temporarily or doing contract paid work for a mobile app or website said they have taken ‘desperate measures' to survive financially, research by the Income Protection Task Force (IPTF) has revealed. This includes measures such as using food banks, shoplifting, gambling, drinking or taking a payday loan - less than 10% of those not working in the gig economy admitted to living like this. The figures also show that a quarter (26%) are living paycheck to paycheck,...
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