Why I’m fed up with the gig economy bashers

Over the last decade the gig economy has transformed the way we work and do business. Access to remote working has changed the definition of work and the workplace dramatically. Advances in technology continue to facilitate flexible and remote working, and austerity measures are a reality for us all. This has meant that employers have had to become super savvy about slashing costs by cutting back on fixed costs – one such option is replacing permanent staff with freelancers. I would argue that the rise of the freelance nation has…