Taxi and private-hire platform Veezu is being taken to employment tribunal by law firm Leigh Day to contest the employment status of its workers.
Deliveroo will invest £2.5 million into developing riders' vocational skills, with 15,000 given the opportunity to undertake qualification in different industries.
Umbrella company Liquid Friday has been accused of skimming money from its contractors by independent worker advocacy site Contractor Voice.
Experts have warned of further turbulence to come following Jeremy Hunt's announcement that the proposed repeal of IR35 reform and income and dividend tax cuts have been cancelled.
HMRC suspects large businesses have underpaid their Employers’ National Insurance contributions to the tune of £1.4 billion, according to law firm Pinsent Masons.
Following the 2021 Supreme Court ruling that found Uber drivers are classed as workers under UK law, the government has launched new guidance on employment status.