Getting Started

The gig economy

Thinking of expanding your business with gig workers? Find the facts and figures you need to know here

The 1.1 million people now working in the UK's gig economy provide a new and flexible source of labour for growing businesses. Several well-known companies have already used these workers to fuel their success and it's not all about driving and delivery services – 59% do professional, administrative or creative tasks. Many choose to giive up the security and benefits of a full-time job for the flexibility and independence they can enjoy as gig workers. That same flexibility can also have huge benefits for entrepreneurs.