Zero hour

Zero-hours workers claim better work/life balance

Workers on zero-hours contracts think the benefits outweigh the negatives, despite calls for them to be banned by campaign groups.

Work the most secure it has been in a decade, CIPD finds

Work has become more secure over the past decade despite the impact of the pandemic.

Zero-hours contracts rose by 100,000 in 2017

Office for National Statistics (ONS) shows rise in contracts without guaranteed hours but warns figures should be treated with caution