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Regulatory Report: Food Delivery and the Online Platform Services Sector in the UK

  • ID: 5449125
  • Report
  • July 2021
  • Region: United Kingdom
  • 26 Pages
  • PlatformsIntelligence
The legal status of workers in the online platform economy – particularly in delivery and ride-hail businesses – is the subject of intense media scrutiny in the UK following key decisions in cases involving Uber and Deliveroo in 2021. These rulings came to opposing views about whether workers are classified as employees or self-employed.

This report offers a detailed picture of the current regulatory regime for the online platform services sector in the UK, also covering relevant environmental legislation.
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1 Executive summary

2 Introduction to the UK platform economy

3 Current regulatory regime
3.1 UK regulatory landscape

4 Employment
4.1 National regulatory framework

5 Environmental
5.1 Anti-trust
5.2 Delivery of restricted categories of product
5.3 Regional/local regulatory issues – planning and other local policy areas
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  • Detailed legal tracking by the publisher's legal team through ongoing database checking and sourcing information from government regulators and other law-making bodies; validation through local legal resource where relevant.
  • Policy analysis through government statements and public policy analysis, including communication with local public affairs resource, trade bodies and NGOs led by Tamarind Intelligence investigative journalist team.
  • Consolidation of publicly available information.
  • Findings from key industry events and interviews with leading market players and opinion leaders.
  • Partnerships with leading research agencies.
  • Cross-referenced and comparable data between markets.

Please note that each report also includes own additional methodology, so you should always refer to methodology applied in the report you purchase.