It would seem obvious, that the pace the inflation in Poland is growing, will influence Polish labour market. We would expect increase requests for raises in salaries, employees changing jobs for higher paid ones. While both of these occurrences are happening, one other path is being chosen by Polish citizens – They are looking for gigs.
Blog: Risk & Compliance
The correct classification of gig workers has been a hot topic over the past few years. From changes to IR35 legislation in the UK in 2021 to the proposed EU Directive on Platform Workers that’s set to come in early next year, we’ve heard plenty about how changing legislation could impact workers and the companies that engage them.
These days, more and more companies are using independent contractors instead of relying on full-time employees. And for good reason: hiring independent contractors gives you access to top talent that isn’t available on the traditional job market. Since you can pause and restart agreements as needed or take people on for short-term projects, you can often save money too.
Contractors were traditionally thought of as an ad hoc solution for short-term projects or to help manage a temporary increase in workload. But today, more and more companies are seeing the benefits of using independent contractors on a more long-term basis as an alternative to permanent employees.