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Employment law: What tech entrepreneurs need to know in 2018

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This article, co-authored by Clare Gilroy-Scott and Becky Minear, part of the employment team at Goodman Derrick LLP, outlines the top three employment changes tech entrepreneurs need to be aware of this year.

Last year was a significant year for employment law developments, many of which will undoubtedly flow into 2018.

With this in mind, we’ve decided to take a look at the top issues that HR practitioners in the technology sector, should be aware of this year.

1. Gig economy and employment status issues

Uncertainty in employment status continued to be scrutinised throughout 2017, the focus being on gig economy workers who work on short-term, “gig”-like assignments working for on-demand service companies such as Uber and Deliveroo and others operating through tech platforms....