Jamie Whyte writes for The Telegraph

Jamie Whyte, Research Director at the Institute of Economic Affairs has written for The Telegraph reacting to some of the recommendations of the Taylor review on modern employment practices.

In his article Jamie argues that the new gig economy has blurred the old regulatory distinction between employment and self-employment. Politicians and their paid advisers have naturally concluded that we therefore need yet more regulation. Rather than playing this economically costly and ultimately futile game of cat and mouse, politicians should use the emerging gig economy as an opportunity to liberalise labour law. Or, if only they could summon the principle and courage, to abolish it.

Read the full article here. (££)