Deliveroo riders lose appeal against CAC decision from November 2017.
Tags: Gig economy
Frrelancing is on the up as a permanent state of career. We look at the reasons why, and identify the most profitable and desirable freelance professions.
The latest ruling to go against gig-economy companies ruled that British drivers at car service Addison Lee are workers, entitling them to rights such as the minimum wage.
UK businesses turn to gig economy as digitalisation and lack of available talent creates critical skills gap.
A popular definition of the gig economy is that it is “a labour market characterised by the prevalence of short-term contracts or freelance work, as opposed to permanent jobs”. But what is next for gig economy working rights?
The gig economy has been booming and the Taylor Review is now more important than ever.
The growth of the gig economy and self-employment is leaving workers significantly under-protected.
The Work and Pensions and Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committees has published a joint report and draft bill that aims to close some of the loopholes in the gig economy.
Uber has lost a crucial legal battle in its attempt to hold onto its London licence in the UK after a tribunal upheld a ruling that the ride-hailing app must treat its drivers as “workers” with minimum wage rights rather than as self-employed.
9 in 10 employers and employees agree that gig economy workers need more rights and protections
Will the shutting down of Uber in London be a blow to the wider gig economy?
The Supreme Court has granted Pimlico Plumbers permission to appeal against a high-profile employment ruling.
Uber has fired more than 20 of its employees, and is taking other actions against staff, after a company-wide harassment investigation.
Theresa May is promising what she says would be the biggest expansion of workers’ rights by any Conservative government in history, if the party retains power.
The Work and Pensions Committee has published contracts from Uber, Deliveroo and Amazon as part of its review in to the gig economy, with one MP calling the Uber contract “gibberish”.