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17 February 2017 By Carol Ryan

Work created by the likes of Uber flatters Britain’s unemployment rate. That was convenient to politicians after the financial crisis. The less palatable implications of a surging gig economy are now dawning on Westminster – a potential 3.5 billion pound gap in tax receipts.

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