"There’s nothing out there now – nothing at all. There’s literally one or two restaurants here that are still going."
The food delivery app is a gig economy pioneer, but its workers can also help to shape the future of work.
Trade unions are looking to the past for inspiration in how to mess with their exploitative employers.
Casual dining chains including Frankie and Benny’s and Las Iguanas have begun selling dishes under different brand names on Deliveroo. Consumers, however, often have no idea.
The High Court ruling means drivers are not entitled to minimum wage, holiday leave, or pension contributions.
“I hope they understand what we do is a really hard job, so they have to pay us good money. It's not an easy job.”
Helpless baby or resourceful genius? You be the judge.
What a week for terrible hot takes.
On the most depressing day of the year, could celery, banana skin tea, and a Happy Meal cheer me up?
In VICE UK's new politics podcast we discuss Labour and UKIP's existential crises and talk to Deliveroo riders about what happened when they tried to start a union.
Further bad news for your ailing January bank balance.
Deliveroo cyclists are at the bottom of the road’s food chain—we piss everyone off. We take risks other takeout food couriers don’t because we have to meet the half hour deadline to deliver orders.