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May Day report by MPs damns growing UK gig economy - The Guardian

Work and pensions committee says employers force workers into bogus self-employment and free-ride on welfare state. Katie Allen. Sun 30 Apr 2017 19.01 EDT Last modified on Mon 27 Nov 2017 20.03 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via ...and more »

MPs slam 'freeriding' gig economy companies - Financial Times

Companies operating in the “gig economy” and relying on self-employed workers are “freeriding” on the welfare state, according to a parliamentary report. The Commons work and pensions committee said it had heard of some “appalling practices” in its ...and more »

MPs call for end to 'bogus' self-employment - BBC News

Drivers and couriers for companies like Uber and Deliveroo need full worker rights and not "bogus" self-employment status, MPs have said. Self-employed status leaves workers vulnerable to "exploitation", the Work and Pensions Committee concluded after ...and more »

Gig economy companies like Uber, Amazon and Deliveroo are "free-riding on welfare state" say MPs - City A.M.

Companies such as Uber, Amazon and Deliveroo are using “bogus” self-employment practices to “free-ride” on the welfare state, a Parliamentary committee says. MPs in the Work and Pensions Select Committee said the use of self-employed workers in the ...and more »