The gig economy and work in the digital age

by Douglas White, Head of Advocacy, Carnegie UK Trust

I was in London last week for the latest Digital Leaders research salon at the University of Liverpool campus in London, exploring the relationship between digital technology and people’s experience of work, particularly in the gig economy — and how this relationship will change in the future.

I have the privilege of overseeing both our Digital Futures and Fulfilling Work policy and development themes here at Carnegie and the issues under debate at the salon clearly cut right through our work in both of these programmes.

Here’s a summary of the 7 key points that I made in my short presentation:

Please do get in touch if you’re interested in our work on Digital Futures, Fulfilling Work (or both).

Originally published at on February 4, 2019.



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