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LONDON — Uber lost a crucial legal fight in the U.K. on Friday as the country’s Supreme Court upheld a ruling that its drivers are workers, not independent contractors. Judges voted unanimously to dismiss Uber’s appeal against the ruling. The decision could have huge implications for Uber’s U.K.
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Last week’s long-awaited Supreme Court ruling in the Uber case has far reaching ramifications for any small business that engages self-employed individuals, in all sectors.
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The schools selling out to Beijing: Not only are British private institutions being bought by Chinese firms but some are giving lessons that are a threat to free speech Hundreds of independent schools left in dire financial straits by the coronavirus pandemic are being targeted by Chinese investors,
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You could be forgiven for not noticing the Future Fund.
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Captain Sir Tom Moore has died with coronavirus. The 100-year-old, who raised almost £33m for NHS charities, was taken to Bedford Hospital after requiring help with his breathing on Sunday.
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Teenage girl’s sleepover costs her parents £300,000 in their row with England footballer Daniel Sturridge who had been renting their £6m mansion A teenage girl’s sleepover cost her parents £300,000 in their row with England footballer Daniel Sturridge who had been renting their £6million mansion
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The organiser is now facing a £10,000 fine for breaching COVID-19 regulations following the event at Yesodey Hatorah Senior Girls’ School in Stamford Hill on Thursday evening, the Met Police said.
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The UK’s third coronavirus lockdown looks set to endure as the government warned it’s too early to contemplate easing restrictions.
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A reminder that we are now roughly 10 months into this pandemic A Tory minister has claimed that it is too early to make international comparisons on Covid-19 death rates, as the United Kingdom became the country with the worst death rate in the world from the virus.
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Thousands of England’s vital flood defences were in such a state of ruin last year they would fail to protect communities from extreme weather, an investigation has found.
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NHS ‘threatens legal action’ against vaccine centre staff offering ‘leftover’ jabs to friends and family to stop them being wasted at the end of the day Senior NHS sources have threatened legal action against vaccine centre staff offering ‘leftover jabs’ to their relatives and friends who do not fa
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UK-based Together Price is a leading digital identity platform that helps manage group subscription plans. The platform, which tackles growing subscription fatigue around digital subscriptions is among a new wave of startups that has exceeded its crowdfunding target.
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The UK will strengthen its Prompt Payment Code (PPC) to push larger firms to pay small businesses quickly. Under the changes, large companies that have signed up to the code must pay small businesses within 30 days instead of 60.
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The actions of a group of party-goers have been described as ‘disgusting’ after they posted videos on social media of them popping bottles inside an apartment.
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Leading UK banks are refusing to provide mortgages to self-employed workers if they took Covid loans or income grants despite being told by the Government and banking watchdog that the payments would not affect their credit ratings.
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