Delivery companies such as Hermes that use self-employed drivers need to change their business models, according to a select committee. The Work and Pensions Committee’s abridged report into the so called gig economy calls for self-employed workers to be re-classed as “workers” to ensure their rights to basic employment benefits such as holiday and sick pay. The committee’s report is based on findings from its inquiry into the gig economy, which was curtailed due to the snap general election. It […]
Amazon has begun offering Sunday deliveries through its Amazon Logistics arm, following a successful trial before Christmas.
The Transport Committee is to hold a follow-up inquiry next month into cycle safety, after the sixth cycling death in London within the past fortnight.
Online retail giant Amazon has launched a seasonal recruitment drive for warehouse staff to help meet demand over the Christmas peak.