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Business, unions and individuals have been called upon to help identify and close potential loopholes in plans to ban the use of exclusivity clauses in zero hours contracts.


Mis-use of Zero Hours Contracts is leaving thousands of working Scots on the edge of poverty, according to a new report published by Citizens Advice Scotland.


Many workers on zero-hours contracts feel excluded from the sense of security, fairness and trust that is associated with permanent contracts of employment, according to a recent Acas study.


The CIPD has recently announced its broad support for Labour party proposals to prevent the exploitative use of zero-hours contracts, but has warned that some recommendations go too far and urges policy makers to remember that, in many cases, zero-hours contracts can work well for both workers and their employers.


There has been an “alarming” increase in the use of casual labour across the UK, and in Scotland in particular, according to an interim report published by the UK Parliament’s Scottish Affairs Committee.

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