Conference

The changing world of work - how should government respond to the growth of self-employment and the gig economy? (Conservative Party Conference Fringe Event)

Date:
| 17:45 - 19:00
Location: Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotel - Free Trade Hall, Peter Street, Manchester M2 5GP
Price:
Free

For the fifth year in a row, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and the Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) are organising three discussions at the main party conferences this autumn. This year's panel will be discussing the the challenges and opportunities that government faces in relation to changing trends in employment practices, the growth of self-employment and the rise of the gig economy, and will feature representatives from the IFS, CIOT, and at least one political panellist.

Venue: Barbirolli Room, Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotel, Manchester (outside secure zone)

Speakers: Chair - John Preston (President of the CIOT);

Damian Hinds MP (Minister of State for Employment);

Claire Hooper (Tax Partner, EY, and spokesperson at the CIOT);

Paul Johnson (Director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies);

Sarah O'Connor (Employment Correspondent, Financial Times)

 

Other party conference fringe events:

Labour Party, Monday 25th September, 17:45 - 19:00

SNP, Monday 9th October, 17:30 - 18:30