Kieran Harte

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Disruption: A court in London recently rejected the claim that Uber in London was “a mosaic of 30,000 small businesses”. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

It’s called the gig economy by some, and Victorian-era exploitation of vulnerable workers by others. Driving a car for Uber is “work that puts you (...)

Uber, set up in San Francisco in 2009 as an alternative to taxis and limousines, signs up drivers to the platform if they pass a background check. Photograph: Junko Kimura-Matsumoto/Bloomberg

Uber remains optimistic about rolling out additional services such as peer-to-peer car sharing in Ireland despite continuing to face resistance from s(...)

Michael Noonan has said he does not know how far discussions have progressed between Uber and the Department of Transport

Uber, the online transport company which is to operate a 300-job customer-support centre in Limerick, is not free to operate a peer-to-peer car sharin(...)

Uber will employ up to 300 people at the Limerick centre, which will support Uber’s operations outside the US. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Taxi and ride-sharing company Uber is to create 150 jobs in Limerick before the end of the year in a new customer service operation in the city. (...)