gig economy

Quit Your Shitty Job

How to Quit Your Shitty Job and Become a Competitive Dancer

Meet Andrew "Pyro" Chung, a former factory worker and Costco cart collector turned street dancer and studio owner.
Anne Gaviola
3 days ago
jobs

Why Millennial Freelancers Are Getting Hit With Huge Tax Fines

One was told by HMRC that he had to pay up £90,000. It's all thanks to a controversial new policy known as the loan charge.
Rob Eveleigh
8.2.19
YouTube

The YouTubers Union Is Not Messing Around

The YouTubers Union has joined forces with Europe's largest trade union to fight for a fairer platform.
Edward Ongweso Jr
7.28.19
sex work

Being an OnlyFans Sex Worker Sounds Stressful

We spoke to two performers about the realities of being constantly on the job.
Annie Lord
7.11.19
politics

The Shitty Reality of Universal Credit as a Freelancer

I signed up for the scheme as a self-employed freelancer, and the nightmare began.
Harriet Williamson
6.6.19
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
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