In the absence of government proposals following Mathew Taylor’s ‘Review of Modern Working Practices’ (published in June), the Work and Pensions and Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committees have jointly published a draft Bill in an effort to tackle exploitation within the gig economy.
The Uber appeal to the Employment Appeal Decision has today been rejected. In yet another decision which challenges the UK gig economy, Uber drivers have been found to have worker status and are not genuinely self-employed.
On Wednesday evening, 2 Temple Gardens and Constantine Law hosted a seminar entitled ‘Britain Without Free Movement of EU Workers? The Implications for Law and Business’, bringing together leading figures in the fields of commerce, politics, and academia to speak about the future of Brexit and its implications for the Law and for Business.
The Government has commissioned the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) to launch a Call for Evidence, looking at how the UK labour market will be affected by Brexit and the plans to restrict the ability of UK business to employ workers from the EEA.