Deliveroo claims victory in self-employment case

Deliveroo riders have been ruled self-employed by labour law body the Central Arbitration Committee (CAC).

Deliveroo riders have been ruled self-employed by labour law body the Central Arbitration Committee (CAC).

The test case was brought against the delivery company by the Independent Workers Union of Great Britain (IWGB) .

The IWGB said riders were "workers" and should have rights such as the minimum wage or paid holidays.

But the CAC ruled they were self-employed because of their freedom to "substitute" - allowing other riders to take their place on a job.

The case...
source: BBC