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December 17, 2018 2:56 AM Workplace reforms 'will protect gig economy workers'

Workers on zero-hour contracts, agency employees or "gig economy" workers are to be better protected by a package of workplace reforms, the government says. Under new legislation to be introduced on Monday, staff would have to be told details of their rights from their first day in a job, including eligibility for paid and sick leave. Workers would also be given 80

July 4, 2018 9:46 AM Fans watch England match from LOUNGE on van roof

Brighton landscapers James Hamilton, 29, and Jamie Evans, 36, took their creation to the Luna Beach Cinema and soaked up the sunshine from the rooftop. Mr Hamilton told The Argus: "We had a great view, incredibly comfy and had a lot of fun interacting with passers-by. “He went to the last game with a bean bag on the roof and decided it was worth stepping 53

June 29, 2018 4:23 PM In UK, another legal win for gig economy workers

LONDON (AP) - A British food delivery company has decided to pay an undisclosed amount to settle legal claims by 50 of its riders. Many said they were paid below minimum wage and denied holiday pay. The settlement against Deliveroo was announced Friday by the riders' law firm, Leigh Day, and is the latest victory in a string of worker claims against 30

June 27, 2018 4:29 PM Surge in patients ordering takeaways from Deliveroo, UberEats and Foodora as they swap hospital meals for burgers and Thai food

There has been a surge in demand for food delivery services to famished patients recuperating in hospitals – private and public – across Sydney. And it appears that dumplings, sandwiches, salads, burgers, Thai and Vietnamese meals are the most popular takeaways delivered, reports the Daily Telegraph. However, food delivery providers, including Deliveroo 18

January 4, 2018 9:50 PM UK tech sector smashed investment records in 2017, striking deals worth £3bn

Britain's pioneering technology sector smashed investment records in 2017, striking deals worth £3billion. It was almost double the £1.6billion bagged in 2016, with most of it, or £2.5billion, raised in London. Big deals included a £391million investment into software firm Improbable, £364million raised by takeaway company Deliveroo and £255million by mobile 86

November 20, 2017 9:34 PM Now Deliveroo will bring your takeaway dinner to the PUB: Food delivery service starts targeting bars that don't have kitchens

Deliveroo has teamed up with pubs that don't have kitchens so punters don't ditch the bar for restaurants when they get hungry. The online delivery firm already works with restaurants and pubs to offer customers takeaways, but is now reaching out to venues without their own menus. Leicester's live music space The Shed was one of the first to take advantage 33

November 14, 2017 4:20 PM Deliveroo driver, 21, on his way home is stabbed in the heart and dies less than 100 yards from his front door after his car is ambushed at midnight by thugs on an east London estate

A delivery driver has been stabbed to death after being ambushed on his way home from a night shift. Kaan Aslan, 21, was just yards away from his home in Clapton, Hackney, when he was attacked, according to his family. Relatives said Mr Aslan worked for Deliveroo to fund his education but was attacked in his car shortly after midnight this morning 26

September 20, 2017 3:55 PM Liverpool regrets: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain plays and Arsenal fans laugh

Don’t panic, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, the Arsenal player who left the club for Liverpool in a £40m transfer. Four matches into his rosy-fingered dawn and ‘The Ox’ has yet to be on the winning side. When Gareth Bale was at Spurs, it took 25 matches (!) for him to be on the winning team. The Sun’s Pat Sheehan covered Tottenham’s 1-0 defeat by Everton 18

July 11, 2017 11:56 AM Labour brands Uber 'morally unacceptable' ahead of workers' rights review launch

Using Uber is not morally acceptable, a senior Labour shadow cabinet figure has said as Prime Minister Theresa May makes a keynote address on workers' rights. Shadow business secretary Rebecca Long-Bailey accused the taxi service of "exploiting" drivers. Ms Long-Bailey told the BBC: "I don't personally use Uber because I don't feel like it's morally 106

July 11, 2017 9:39 AM Launching gig economy review, May hopes to regain authority

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May will try to wrest back control of Britain's political agenda on Tuesday by unveiling proposals to protect workers in the "gig economy" in a direct challenge to opposition parties. May wants to signal that it is business as usual for her government after an ill-judged election gamble damaged her authority 47