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 is a “10 tonne gorilla in the room” in the e-commerce market according to the founder of Metapack, who publicly called out the threat of the online retailer to the market for the first time.
Amazon has begun offering Sunday deliveries through its Amazon Logistics arm, following a successful trial before Christmas.
Online retailer Amazon has claimed that the number of Sunday deliveries in its network has quadrupled in the past 12 months.