March 1, 2021

UK Supreme Court's Uber Ruling, and it's Impact on the Gig Economy


Is it the end of the road for the gig economy? This episode we discuss the groundbreaking ruling by the Supreme Court in Uber BV v Aslam [2018] and it's implications with Jess Gracie - a PhD student at the University of York researching the legal implications of the gig economy. 

We look into the reasoning of this ruling, how Uber may react, and also draw comparisons between similar platforms that may also be affected by this ruling. We also speak to Jess about how her experience of being a PhD student, and reasons to consider studying for one.

Jess Gracie's article on the Uber ruling: https://theconversation.com/uber-drivers-ruling-how-thousands-working-in-the-uks-gig-economy-could-benefit-155684

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