Frank Field MP
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Article - Published in The Observer - 09 July 2017
Coverage of Frank's campaign in the Observer's Business Leader
Article - Published in Sunday Express - 09 July 2017
Daily Express
MP Frank Field was speaking after figures showed graduate pay is stalling compared to those who leave school and go straight into work.
Article - Published in The Guardian - 07 July 2017
Report on the gig economy by Frank Field reveals allegations of ‘poverty pay’ and shoddy treatment at Parcelforce, DPD and British Car Auctions
Article - Published in The Guardian - 07 July 2017
Frank Field MP and Andrew Forsey posit a simple but ingenious solution: make companies show their workforces are genuinely self-employed
Article - Published in ITV News - 07 July 2017
Frank Field is publishing his report days before the publication of Matthew Taylor's review of modern employment practices which was set up by the government.
Article - Published in Daily Mail - 06 July 2017
Daily Mail
Labour's Frank Field said companies such as Uber flout the existing lax rules to get around paying drivers a decent living. His calls in a Westminster debate were met with a positive response from Transport minister John Hayes, who pledged to review the guidance issued to councils.
Article - Published in City AM - 06 July 2017
City AM
"The government has acted on the evidence I submitted on the poverty pay and shoddy treatment meted out to some workers at the bottom of the ‘gig economy’, both by commissioning the Taylor Review and now by inquiring specifically around the private hire industry. Watch this space."
Article - Published in Progress - 04 July 2017
Employment law must be changed to protect the army of working people toiling away in today’s ‘gig economy’, writes Frank Field MP
Article - Published in Politics Home - 04 July 2017
House magazine
The irresistible rise of Uber embodies the rapid growth since 2010 of what is called the ‘gig economy’. As with other companies in the ‘gig economy’, Uber offers consumers rapid, low-cost, convenient access through their smartphones to a bevy of goods and services. It competes with other companies by offering consumers as low a price as possible for its services. Yet there is a human cost to this business model.
Article - Published in Liverpool Echo - 04 July 2017
Liverpool Echo
Frank Field, Labour MP for Birkenhead, predicted many Wirral households could be left without money they are entitled to over Christmas - because of huge administrative delays and errors in payments.
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