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Reimagine zero-hour contracts

Reimagine zero-hour contracts

Zero-hour contract workers should get a higher rate of pay for unplanned work, have the right to request guaranteed weekly hours and the possibility to spread their income over the year.

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Iain Gravestock

Partner, Central Government (Welfare)

KPMG in the UK

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Sometimes an idea is so good that two people may have it at the same time. Iain Gravestock’s paper and Matthew Taylor’s review of zero-hours pay drawn similar conclusions. They both want to give workers on such contracts a higher rate of pay for any unplanned work – as well as the right to request guaranteed weekly hours.

Mark goes even further though and takes the opportunity to create new financial products to give some of our lowest-paid workers a better shot at financial planning.

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