Conference

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

Date:
| 17:30 - 18:30
Location: The Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC) -

Exhibition Way, Glasgow G3 8YW

Price:
Free
Booking: You do not need to register to attend this event

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: Carron (B), 1st Floor, SECC, Glasgow (inside secure zone)

Speakers: Chair - Moira Kelly (Chair of the Scottish Technical Committee, CIOT);

Jamie Hepburn MSP (Minister for Employability and Training in the Scottish Government);

Anne Fairpo (Chair of the Low Incomes Tax Reform Group, CIOT);

Thomas Pope (Research Economist, Institute for Fiscal Studies)

 

Please note that although this event is free to attend, as it is being held inside the main conference centre attendees will require a conference pass to get in.

 

Other party conference fringe events:

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

Conservative Party, Monday 2nd October, 17:45 - 19:00