Uber and union bosses to meet after landmark deal on workers’ rights

The UK boss of Uber is to meet with the new leader of a trade union for the first time since a landmark court ruling on workers’ rights. Jamie Heywood and GMB’s Gary Smith seek to end years of discord over the ride-hailing giant’s business practices. Uber recognised the union for the first time in May after the Supreme Court ruled its drivers should be classed as workers and entitled to better rights. The bosses said “the exploitation” of all ride-hailing…

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Working from home? Customers may be eligible to claim tax relief in 2021 to 2022

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is accepting tax relief claims for working from home due to coronavirus during 2021 to 2022. More than 550,000 employed workers have already claimed and are benefitting from the tax relief. If employed workers were told to work at home by their employer because of coronavirus and, as a result, their household costs have increased, they are eligible to claim the working from home tax relief. It is quick and easy to claim via HMRC’s online…

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