Tag Archive Minicab

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We need action to curb speed on dangerous roads

ANOTHER accident on the Finchley Road last week– this time a 94-year-old pensioner was killed.

I have seen at least two other accidents in recent weeks on this section of road, fortu­nately not fatal. It is time for action.

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EU introduces new minimum rights for ‘gig economy’ workers like Uber drivers and Deliveroo riders

The European parliament has approved new minimum rights for workers in so-called “gig economy” jobs such as Uber drivers and Deliveroo riders.

Under the EU regulations, casualised employees across Europe will have a right to compensation from their bosses for last-minute cancellation of work.

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Luton’s cabbies are giving Brexit Britain a lesson in political courage

For a lesson in how politics should be done, don’t look at Westminster, as politicians um and ah and slump into their umpteenth mutinous Brexit stalemate. Instead, head 30 miles north to Luton airport, where a bunch of minicab drivers are getting on with the real business of politics: battling to improve their and others’ lives. And in a few weeks they will make history, for the right reasons.

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UK – Addison Lee refused permission to appeal landmark gig economy case

Taxi and courier firm Addison Lee has been refused permission to appeal a landmark employment rights case which saw the Central London Employment Tribunal rule that bicycle couriers should be classed as workers and are entitled to all the rights of a worker.

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Addison Lee refused permission to appeal landmark workers’ rights case

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 employment rights decision.

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