Bosses 'taking drivers for a ride' - Morning Star Online

DRIVERS subjected to“appalling” practices in the so-called gig economy should be protected from them by being automatically given worker status, MPs said yesterday. A Commons work and pensions committee inquiry heard evidence from companies ...

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. Sample the FT's top stories for a week. You select the topic, we deliver the news. Select topic.

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 ...