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Mass redundancies at Jinn as startup struggles to succeed in on-demand delivery market
posted 10 hours ago

London-based on-demand delivery startup Jinn has made two rounds of redundancies as it struggles to succeed in a the highly competitive on-demand delivery market.

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Tribunal fees ruled unlawful: How will this impact gig economy firms?
posted 11 hours ago

Clare Gilroy-Scott, partner in the employment team at Goodman Derrick LLP, explains the Supreme Court’s ruling on tribunal fees and explores what this means for gig economy firms like Deliveroo and Uber.

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UK gig economy firms to face new grilling by MPs
posted on July 25, 2017

Employees from gig economy firms such as Deliveroo will face further questioning by UK MPs over their working conditions.

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The Taylor Review: What impact will it have on UK tech companies?
posted on July 12, 2017

Sam Murray-Hinde, employment law specialist at Howard Kennedy, explores what impact the Taylor Review will have on UK tech companies.

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Taylor Review: Deliveroo and other gig economy firms should grant extra worker protections
posted on July 11, 2017

People working for firms such as Deliveroo and Uber should be given extra protections, according to a government review

Deliveroo’s unionisation hearing: The implications for the UK gig economy
posted on June 2, 2017

Sean Nesbitt, head of the employment, pensions and mobility group at international law firm Taylor Wessing, discusses Deliveroo’s recent hearing on unionisation.

On-demand delivery startup Jinn lands $10m Series B
posted on May 12, 2017

On-demand delivery app Jinn has raised a $10m Series B round led by STE Capital, a family investment office.

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Gig economy firms such as Uber and Deliveroo ‘are free-riding on welfare state’
posted on May 2, 2017

Gig economy companies are free-riding on the welfare state, says a new report published by the Work and Pensions Committee.

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Deliveroo riders demand employment rights following in Uber’s footsteps
posted on November 8, 2016

Deliveroo riders are now demanding unionisation and workers’ rights.

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Limejump

Limejump closes £3m Series A to disrupt the energy utility market
posted 8 hours ago

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Mass redundancies at Jinn as startup struggles to succeed in on-demand delivery market
posted 10 hours ago

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Tribunal fees ruled unlawful: How will this impact gig economy firms?
posted 11 hours ago

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VIDEO: Urban Massage’s founder on the challenges and joys of growing a tech startup
posted 14 hours ago

London FinTech

UK ‘ranks third for global FinTech VC funding as firms raise $564m in H1 2017’
posted 15 hours ago

Cleo

FinTech startup Cleo gets £2m in round led by LocalGlobe
posted 17 hours ago