Tag Archives: Zero Hour Contracts

Liberal Democrat run council employs 300 people on zero-hour contracts

Cornwall Council has been using more than 300 people on zero hour contracts, it has been revealed this week.

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Zero-hour economy is holding back recovery

Matthew Whittley looks at the problems with zero-hour contracts and what they tell us about our economy.

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The rise in zero hour contracts

The two graphs show the rise in the number of people on zero hour contracts in the past eight years.

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Always on call: the problem of zero hour contracts

TweetAndrew Tromans is a History and Politics student at the University of Sheffield. For many people the notion of a 9-5 job, Saturdays and Sunday for leisure and even basic employment rights such as maternity leave are just not a reality.  I am not talking about night-workers or people working in the emergency services, but […]

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