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Uber employment

Doctor, doctor, I’ve read about Uber’s employment case and I use contractors for my tech business, should I be worried?
posted on March 7, 2017

Our Startup Surgery’s accountancy ‘doctor’ Michael O’Brien from Kreston Reeves explains when a contractor is no longer classed as self-employed.

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Brexit, Uber and legalised snooping: Policy shifts of 2016
posted on February 21, 2017

Philip Salter, of The Entrepreneur’s Network, examines some of the biggest policy shifts of 2016 that will impact the UK tech community.

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Tech World: Opendoor raises $210m Series D, Amazon makes first drone delivery & more
posted on December 21, 2016

Welcome to Tech World, your round up of the top technology news stories from across the globe. This month, we have Opendoor’s $210m Series D round, a downfall for Uber’s self-driving vehicles and Amazon’s first delivery by drone – in Cambridge!

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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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Taxi booking app Karhoo fails despite reportedly raising $250m last year
posted on November 8, 2016

Taxi comparison startup Karhoo has officially closed down.

TWIT 03/11/16

Graphcore’s $30m Series A, Uber’s employment tribunal ruling & more in the Week in Tech
posted on November 4, 2016

Welcome to your Week in Tech – a roundup of the week’s top technology news. In this episode, we bring you Graphcore’s impressive $30m Series A round, the employment tribunal win by Uber drivers, Apple’s partnership with Australian startup Sonder and a music video making app.

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Uber’s tribunal ruling: The implications for UK sharing economy
posted on October 28, 2016

We’ve spoken to members of the UK tech community to find out just how Uber’s landmark ruling may affect employees working across the sharing economy.

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UK Uber drivers entitled to employee rights, tribunal rules
posted on October 28, 2016

Uber drivers in the UK will now be entitled to holiday pay, paid rests and the national minimum wage.

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The UK Sharing Economy: Deciphering the challenges and its long-term potential
posted on September 22, 2016

What challenges are sharing economy startups facing in the UK? Yessi Bello Perez has more.

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Is employment law due an upgrade?
posted on September 2, 2016

Arpita Dutt, partner and Paul McAleavey, solicitor at employment law specialists Brahams Dutt Badrick French LLP take a look at the state of employment law following Deliveroo’s recent pay rows.

startup ideas

Crazy startup ideas that actually worked out
posted on August 25, 2016

Emily Spaven takes a look at some of the stranger startup ideas that have actually turned out to be a success.

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Uber launches legal challenge against Transport for London’s English test for drivers
posted on August 17, 2016

Ride-sharing app Uber has launched a legal challenge against Transport for London (TLF) in an attempt to stop the government body forcing its drivers to take a written English test.

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Big Ben Spring Budget 2017

Spring Budget 2017: The key takeaways for tech entrepreneurs
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jobs automation top tech stats

Top tech stats: Job automation, driverless cars and much more
posted on March 25, 2017

Startup Weekly

Startup Weekly: Nesta’s £5m prize fund, Digital Catapult and Seedcamp’s VR cohort and much more
posted on March 24, 2017

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FinTech startup Quantexa lands $3.3m Series A led by Albion Ventures and HSBC
posted on March 24, 2017

The North of England

The top tech hubs in the North of England
posted on March 24, 2017

TWIT Emily 23.03.17

A $30.4m Series B, a £120m AI fund, a Mario Kart hack and more in The Week in Tech
posted on March 24, 2017