How to pay gig economy workers fairly: Lessons learned from Uber’s mistakes

How to pay gig economy workers fairly: Lessons learned from Uber’s mistakes

Uber doesn’t seem to be doing much right at the moment. The crowdsourced ride-hailing firm has faced accusations of sexual harassment and fraud (among other things), and now has admitted to underpaying its drivers in New York City. Uber was taking commission out of the fare including sales tax, rather than the pre tax amount. And drivers dispute whether they should be paying the tax at all. So how do you make sure you pay gig economy workers fairly (and legally)?

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How to prepare your small business for Brexit with HR software

How to prepare your small business for Brexit with HR software

On June 23rd 2016 the UK made possibly the most significant decision in recent history surrounding its future – those in favor of Brexit triumphed in the referendum and the country will now leave the EU.

This article is not designed to present the arguments for or against decision, but rather to look at how to prepare your small business for Brexit and the consequences of leaving the EU. Will it really have a major impact on issues such as migrant workers (and UK workers in the EU), and employment law or is it all scaremongering?

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