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Treat people fairly to stay ahead of gig economy

The following article by UEL Chairman Malcolm Mackay appeared in today's Scotsman Newspaper: It's very illuminating speaking to a mini-cab driver. Of course there's been plenty of controversy over the future of the Uber hire car service in the big cities such as London.  And there are definite worries

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Booming gig economy can put workers at risk and they must be properly protected

By Ewan Mowat (pictured) of UEL member firm AC White Solicitors of Ayr. If you have ever had a takeaway delivered or organised a private cab lift to the airport, you will have touched the gig economy. The gig economy has emerged over the last few years, creating thousands of

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Ruling on tribunal fees is a victory for common sense

It may be a simple judgement but it is a profound one. The UK Supreme Court’s judges have taken a dramatic decision that rights a wrong that many felt was harmful to the course of justice. Lord Neuberger, President Lady Hale, Deputy President, Lord Mance, Lord Kerr, Lord Wilson,

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