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    Quote Originally Posted by Amanensia View Post
    Very hard to know what that really means. But from the context of the section, it sounds very much like the potential aim of any possible bill would be to protect workers from unscrupulous employers. I’d guess this is trying to stop “gig economy” workers from being utterly screwed by Uber, Deliveroo etc. I’m not seeing anything here that scares the crap out of me. Could be wrong of course!
    it sounds very much like the potential aim of any possible bill would be to protect workers from unscrupulous employers. I’d guess this is trying to stop “gig economy” workers from being utterly screwed by Uber, Deliveroo etc.
    I would tend to agree, based on a similar statement from my Labour MP on Labour party policy.

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    If they are insisting that contractors have the same - or indeed worse - tax arrangements than salaried employees I am struggling to think what more they could do!

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    Quote Originally Posted by SussexSeagull View Post
    If they are insisting that contractors have the same - or indeed worse - tax arrangements than salaried employees I am struggling to think what more they could do!
    "and then they came for me"

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    Quote Originally Posted by JohntheBike View Post
    "and then they came for me"
    I see the guys in the white coats have finally arrived.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Paralytic View Post
    I see the guys in the white coats have finally arrived.

    nah, they were in black and had a reverse Babylonian good luck charm on their sleeves.

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