End of the road? What the Uber ruling means for the gig economy
Gig economy platforms like Deliveroo and Uber have warded off threats to their business model so far, but a landmark ruling in Britain means that could be about to change
Filipe Fernandes does not want a boss and does not want to go to work tomorrow if he doesn’t feel like it.
He is one of hundreds of delivery riders in Dublin who work across Deliveroo, Uber Eats, Just Eat and other mobile apps that deliver food to people’s front doors and offer flexible working hours to riders. These companies rely on the workers being categorised as self-employed and claim to have disrupted...
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