gig economy

gig economy

Deliveroo Drivers Lose Battle for Collective Bargaining

The High Court ruling means drivers are not entitled to minimum wage, holiday leave, or pension contributions.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
12.6.18
gig economy

I Tried to Get Rich in the 'Side Hustle' Economy

But "Airtasker" wouldn't even let me clean up a dead mouse.
Patrick Heardman
9.12.18
Angus Take House

Worst Take of the Week: Gammon Men vs 'The Gig Economy Is Really Cool'

What a week for terrible hot takes.
Angus Harrison
5.18.18
politics

Everything But Brexit II: The Terrible Stuff the Government Has Done Recently

All the bad moves the Tories have been making other than the car-crash of Brexit.
Mark Wilding
12.11.17
gig economy

Uber Still Hasn't Turned a Profit

In 2016 alone, the company lost $2.6 billion.
Sam Kriss
10.2.17
Uber Ban

We Asked London Uber Drivers About the Company Losing Its Licence

"What? You’re joking!"
Hani Richter
9.22.17
uber

What the Uber Ruling Means for Drivers and Passengers

The headlines say it's a ban, but will you still be able to traipse home drunk next weekend?
Mark Wilding
9.22.17
NSFW

How NSFW Content Makers Found a Home on Patreon

Naked bakers, kinky cosplayers and the outspoken alike have turned to the platform.
Luke Winkie
8.15.17
gig economy

Theresa May Gave a Boring Speech About Work to Save Her Own Job

Under May, basic job security is an utopian vision.
Simon Childs
7.11.17
Oh Snap

The British Dream: Mayday Mayday

In this week's politics podcast we talk to some pissed off shelf stackers and ask if election campaigning actually matters.
Simon Childs
5.5.17
Oh Snap

Labour Needs to Do More for People in Crap, Unstable Jobs

Their assault on the "Rigged Economy" is a good start, but it doesn't really get what a lot of work is like today.
Edie Miller
5.4.17
uber

An Interview with the Uber Driver Who Had Enough

Yaseen Aslam tells us about the issues drivers still face.
Hazel Sheffield
3.29.17
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