Authors: Nicola Rabson, Sinead Casey, Jean Lovett, Simon Kerr-Davis, Nick Marshall, Louise Mason

UK - The Supreme Court decides Uber v Aslam – The end of the road?

More than five years after private hire taxi drivers brought claims in the employment tribunal against ride-sharing app Uber, the Supreme Court has finally determined that those drivers were Uber’s workers. The decision will have far-reaching implications for businesses of all types and in particular those operating in the gig economy. While some of the decision is specific to the facts of the case, the Supreme Court set out legal principles with general application. In the attached publication, we look at the implications of the decision for businesses generally.

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