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The UK Employment Tribunal Uber Ruling: What Does it Mean for the Gig Economy?
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom
  • January 13 2017

The complex employment law issues associated with the "collaborative" or "gig" economy were highlighted by the recent UK Employment Tribunal decision


Eversheds’ Consumer Outlook for 2017
  • Eversheds
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 3 2017

What a difference 12 months makes Manufacturers must ensure that food packaging now carries declarations in respect of a number of nutritional


M&A Weekly Update 9-15 December 2016
  • Macfarlanes LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 16 2016

In this issue, we examine PERG's latest annual review of compliance with the Walker Guidelines, a new statement by AIM Regulation on the use of


The importance of social media policies in protecting employers
  • Michelmores LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 14 2016

Social media can raise challenging employment issues if a member of staff makes inappropriate comments or spends time on social media when they should


Challenges of cyber security in the workplace
  • Ronan Daly Jermyn
  • United Kingdom
  • December 9 2016

As Christmas draws ever closer, it is timely to review the HR issues that have arisen for your organisation during the course of 2016 with a view to


Corporate crime & Investigations Update - 29 November 2016
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • Global, United Kingdom
  • November 29 2016

JP Morgan Chase has paid a combined amount of $264 million to settle US bribery charges. According to a press release issued by the US Securities and


Disrupting the Disruptors: Expensive News for App-based "Gig Economy" as Uber Loses Drivers' Claim
  • Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 15 2016

We consider the impact of the U.K. Employment Tribunal's decision in Aslam and others v Uber BV and others 22025502015 and others, including: the


Uber taxi drivers are “workers”, not self-employed contractors
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • United Kingdom
  • November 8 2016

Uber's business model could be under threat after a recent employment tribunal ruled that its drivers are "workers" not self-employed. Such worker


Uber Drivers Uber Happy
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • November 7 2016

As you may have seen from the extensive press coverage, the UK Employment Tribunal has delivered its much anticipated judgment in Aslam an


Uber drivers enjoying employees' benefits?
  • Wolf Theiss
  • United Kingdom
  • November 4 2016

The London employment tribunal ruled that two Uber drivers were "workers" within the meaning of the Employment Rights Act 1996, rather than