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Scottish Expert Advisory Panel on the Collaborative Economy: Call for Evidence

DescriptionThis report presents an overview of findings from an analysis of responses to the call for evidence issued by the Panel in April 2017. The call for evidence received a total of 52 written submissions. Of these, 41 were submitted by group respondents (79 per cent of all respondents) and 11 by individual members of the public. Group respondents included a mix of businesses, business representative bodies, public sector and other organisations.
ISBN9781788511667
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateAugust 22, 2017

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Contents

Executive Summary

1 Background
The call for evidence
Overview of written submissions
Analysis approach

2 Peer-To-Peer Accommodation
Opportunities for the collaborative economy
Challenges for the collaborative economy
Protection of contributors
Balancing regulation with competition and innovation
Barriers to growth of the collaborative economy
The role of government

3 Transportation And Logistics
Opportunities for the collaborative economy
Challenges for the collaborative economy
Protection of contributors
Balancing regulation with competition and innovation
Barriers to growth of the collaborative economy
The role of government

4 Collaborative Financing
Opportunities for the collaborative economy
Challenges for the collaborative economy
Protection of contributors
Balancing regulation with competition and innovation
Barriers to growth of the collaborative economy
The role of government

5 Balancing Competition And Regulation
Closed questions
Opportunities for the collaborative economy
Challenges for the collaborative economy
Protection of contributors
Balancing regulation with competition and innovation
Barriers to growth of the collaborative economy
The role of government

6 Workers' Rights
Opportunities for the collaborative economy
Challenges for the collaborative economy
Protection of contributors
Balancing regulation with competition and innovation
Barriers to growth of the collaborative economy
The role of government

7 implications for taxation
Opportunities for the collaborative economy
Challenges for the collaborative economy
Protection of contributors
Balancing regulation with competition and innovation
Barriers to growth of the collaborative economy
The role of government

8 Changing Role Of Consumers
Opportunities for the collaborative economy
Challenges for the collaborative economy
Protection of contributors
Balancing regulation with competition and innovation
Barriers to growth of the collaborative economy
The role of government

9 Creating Social Value And Supporting Public Services
Opportunities for the collaborative economy
Challenges for the collaborative economy
Protection of contributors
Balancing regulation with competition and innovation
Barriers to growth of the collaborative economy
The role of government

10 Other Comments

Annex 1: Consultation Respondents

Annex 2: Tabular Results

Report prepared by: Chris Thornton, Associate Director, Craigforth
Mitch Miller, Senior Associate, Craigforth

The opinions expressed in this report are those of the author.

Report commissioned by:
Consumer, Competition and Regulatory Policy within the Scottish Government

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