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19 July 2016

UK: Guardian investigation finds Hermes parcel firm contractors earn less than natl. living wage; includes company comments

Author: Robert Booth, Tara Evans & Hilary Osborne, Guardian (UK)

"Revealed: delivery giant Hermes pays some couriers less than living wage", 18 Jul 2016...

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19 October 2016

UK: Complaint to HM Revenue & Customs filed against Hermes for allegedly paying couriers below living wage

Author: Robert Booth, Guardian (UK)

"Delivery giant Hermes faces HMRC inquiry into low pay allegations", 20 October 2016...

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12 December 2016

Sweated Labour - Uber and the 'gig-economy'

Author: Frank Field (Member of the British Parliament) & Andrew Forsey (member of Field's team)

Dec 2016...

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12 December 2016

UK: Working conditions at Uber and "gig economy" like Victorian time 'sweated labour', MPs report

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29 December 2016

Commentary: How the world of work & workers' rights changed in the UK in 2016

Author: Sarah Shearman, Guardian (UK)

"How the world of work changed in 2016", 28 Dec 2016...

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13 March 2017

Marks & Spencer leads new benchmark on human rights performance

Author: Michelle Russell, Just Style (UK)

“Marks & Spencer tops human rights benchmark”, 13 Mar 2017...

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15 March 2017

Corporate Human Rights Benchmark Key Findings Report 2017

Author: Corporate Human Rights Benchmark Limited (CHRB Ltd)

The Corporate Human Rights Benchmark Key Findings Report was released 13 Mar 17....

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1 May 2017

May Day report by MPs damns growing UK gig economy

Author: Katie Allen, The Guardian (UK)

Companies in Britain's growing gig economy are forcing workers into bogus self-employment and free-riding on the welfare state, an influential committee of MPs has said. In a damning assessment of modern employment practices, the parliamentary work and...

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8 May 2017

UK: Tax authority investigates employment status of Hermes' delivery drivers

Author: Rob Davies, The Guardian (UK)

"HMRC steps up inquiry into employment status of Hermes couriers", 3 May 2017...

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11 July 2017

UK: Gig economy review delivers benefits but brings no job security

Author: Robert Booth, Guardian

After nine months of study and a road trip around British towns and cities being transformed for better and worse by rapid changes in the way we work, the government’s employment reviewer, Matthew Taylor, has grasped one nettle, if not the whole bunch....

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