Law firm Leigh Day has launched a potentially £140 million compensation claim on behalf of Amazon drivers working as 'delivery service partners'.
?Courier company Hermes is to offer drivers guaranteed minimum wages and holiday pay in the first UK deal to provide trade union recognition for gig economy workers
The government announced plans to give greater protections to gig economy workers today
Deliveroo riders are not entitled to collective bargaining under the European Convention on Human Rights, the High Court has ruled
Plans to reform gig workers' rights need further detail to be fully effective, experts have said
The number of UK workers on zero-hours contracts has more than tripled since 2012 and accounts for almost a quarter of employment growth, according to Adzuna
Gig economy workers may have to pay income tax if the government accepts recommendations made by the Office of Tax Simplification (OTS)
Only further legislation will guarantee changes to how organisations contract self-employed staff, experts have warned following the Pimlico Plumbers case result