Policy and legislation The Taylor Report On 30 November 2016, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy launched the Independent Review of Employment Practices in the Modern Economy. The review team was led by Matthew Taylor, chief executive of the Royal Society for the Arts. Its purpose was to consider the implications of new models of working, including those used in the so-called 'gig economy', on the rights and responsibilities of workers and employer freedoms and obligations. The review team's report was published on 11 July 2017: Good work: the Taylor review of modern working practices. The report makes ...