The ruling “emphatically upholds the finding of the CAC that Deliveroo riders are fully self-employed for the purposes of employment law,” Deliveroo’s lawyer said in a statement. Photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

A trade union lost a UK court bid for the right to lobby Deliveroo over pay and conditions on behalf of the food-delivery service’s riders, in a rare (...)

The Central London Employment Tribunal ruled Uber should  pay its drivers the minimum wage and holiday pay. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

“The black market was a way of getting around government controls” – so asserted Milton Friedman, a Nobel prizewinner in economics. Last Friday, the(...)