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Zero-hour contracts: flexible or insecure?

A study from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that nearly 1.4 million people in the UK are on zero-hour contracts.

The estimate suggests more people are on the agreements - under which people are not guaranteed work from one week to the next - than previously thought.

Zero-hour contracts do not guarantee a minimum number of hours of employment.

John Moylan reports.

  • 30 Apr 2014
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