On Friday 19 February 2021 the judgment in the final instalment of Uber’s legal battle was handed down, with the Supreme Court unanimously dismissing the ride-hailing app’s appeal. The Supreme Court’s decision was long-awaited and will have implications for the gig-economy and status of ‘workers’.
The European Union (Future Relationship) Act 2020 was given Royal Assent as 2020 came to an end, ushering in new ground and a new trading relationship for the New Year. The Future Relationship Act brings into UK law the UK-EU Trade and Co-operation agreement, UK-EU security of classified information agreement, and UK-Euratom nuclear co-operation agreement.
This October 10th is Mental Health Awareness Day and a chance for the start-up community and founders to consider what they can do to ensure they are creating a culture of teamwork, trust and integrity that will benefit everyone’s mental wellbeing and prevent anyone from burning out.