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Gig Economy Workers Must Be Protected From 'Appalling' Practices, MPs Urge - HuffPost UK

Drivers employed in the so-called gig economy should have worker status to protect them from the “appalling” practices they face, MPs have urged. The Work and Pensions Committee called on the government to close loopholes which lead to workers being ...and more »

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 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 »