August 31, 2019

Regulators like Transport for London has no control over minicab drivers’ working rights says the London Mayor.

Sadiq Khan did however acknowledge the “urgent action” needed to improve working conditions, which includes driver pay, health and hours worked.

Drivers’ rig...

April 19, 2019

It has been alleged by drivers for both Uber and Lyft that riders are paying more for price surges, but drivers aren’t receiving the benefit of those surges. 

In a report in The Guardian it is believed that despite both Uber and Lyft completing over 11 billion rides wor...

April 17, 2019

Gig economy workers including Uber drivers and Deliveroo couriers will be given new employment rights across the European Union, after lawmakers approved the new rules.

EU member states will have three years to implement the new rules which include putting in place mi...

April 1, 2019

Addison Lee has been refused permission to appeal a landmark worker rights case brought by the Independent Workers Union of Great Britain (IWGB) and bicycle courier Chris Gascoigne, marking the first time a court has denied a gig economy company the right to appeal an...

March 19, 2019

The biggest review into transport in a generation will pave the way for transforming the way people and goods move around our cities, the government has announced today in its Future of mobility: urban strategy.

The review will explore regulations around new types of...

February 7, 2019

“Companies across the gig economy should sit up and take notice” 

Hermes’ self-employed couriers now have the option to take holiday pay and have guaranteed earnings following a groundbreaking deal between the leading consumer delivery company and GMB Union.

The collec...

January 22, 2019

Uber drivers in the UK have scored a hat-trick in the legal fight to be treated as workers by the multi-billion pound ride-sharing company as the Court of Appeal in London rejected Uber’s appeal against two previous court rulings that their drivers work for them and ar...

January 12, 2019

Controversial minicab firm Uber has lost its appeal brought forward by an ex-driver in France who feels he should be recognised as an employee. 

This weeks ruling overturns a previous ruling last year when Uber won at a French court. Originally the courts favoured Ube...

January 7, 2019

It has been revealed that Deliveroo and Uber Eats couriers have been renting out their jobs to “illegal immigrants” via the internet.

The Daily Mail has reported that couriers from both companies are advertising their jobs on social media, allowing others to then oper...

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