The future of working practices in Scotland Contents


1 Introduction

Our inquiry

2 Employment status and modern employment practices

Flexible working and bogus self-employment

The gig economy

Bogus self-employment

Contractualised labour

Clarifying employment status

Zero hours contracts

3 Unfair employment practices

Access to justice

Applying to an employment tribunal

Employment tribunal decisions and awards

Government enforcement agencies

Enforcement of minimum wage legislation

New mechanisms for enforcing employment law


4 Productivity and industrial strategy

Productivity and the UK’s industrial strategy

Engagement with the devolved administrations on industrial policy

5 Devolution and employment support

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal minutes


Session 2016–17

Session 2017–19

Published written evidence

Session 2016–17

Session 2017–19

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

2 March 2018