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Gig economy traps workers in precarious existence, says report

Far from providing flexible jobs for complex modern lives, gig economy companies, such as Uber and Deliveroo, increasingly trap workers in a precarious existence where they need to devote ever-more time to the platform in order to remain financially stable, a new report argues. Based on research and collaboration with a group of gig workers,…
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January 29, 2020 0

Uber must soon face up to task of picking up some serious money

Uber was smart to get itself listed on the New York stock exchange before the WeWork fiasco. There’s now a much-needed mood of scepticism on Wall Street towards cash-burning companies whose horizon for profitability stretches into the middle distance. Uber might find it harder today to raise $8bn (£6.2bn) at a whizzy valuation.


November 5, 2019 0

Amazon invests in food courier service Deliveroo

Amazon is investing millions in Deliveroo in a boost to the UK food delivery service as it takes on rivals such as Uber Eats and Just Eat in a competitive market.


May 17, 2019 0