Minicab drivers at Luton Airport braved the cold weather yesterday to protest against pay and conditions working for Addison Lee. The protesters, represented by the Independent Workers Union of Great Britain (IWGB), say their take home pay falls below minimum wage.
Over recent weeks, we’ve seen key judgments being delivered on employment status for gig economy workers. We summarise below three of these judgments and explain the impact they are likely to have on those businesses wishing to engage a flexible workforce.
Addison Lee Group is investing £41 million on 1,200 Volkswagen Sharan MPVs to create an ultra-low emission zone-compliant fleet for London. The Euro 6 diesel Sharan SE 2.0 TDI BlueMotion 150PS DSG models will be compliant with Transport for London’s ULEZ, which comes into force on April 8.
FTI was appointed after a competitive, multi-agency pitch. PRWeek understands Burson Cohn & Wolfe was invited to re-pitch but declined to do so.
Transportation service Addison Lee is launching five organisational values in February 2019, as part of a wider strategy to reinvigorate benefits and reward for its 1,600 global employees.