The latest Gig Economy case to be tested in court starts today with courier firm Hermes facing action from GMB Union members.
It follows GMB’s landmark success against Uber and is on behalf of eight Hermes couriers who believe they are being denied basic workers’ rights and forced to declare as self-employed by the company providing courier services for firms including Next, ASOS, John Lewis, Topshop and River Island.
VW will move to high voltage hybrid systems on future models.
It will begin with the next Golf generation of cars and fit 48-v bolt on power to the ICE to extend range and reduce emissions and will join pure EVs in their line up.
The Nissan Leaf has achieved a five-star EuroNCAP safety rating.
It’s the first car to be tested under the tough new regime and will set a standard for rivals.
Allianz Global Assistance UK, says 61% of motorists surveyed aren’t aware that the rules surrounding babies and children in cars changed last year.
Now, a driver could be fined up to £500 ifa child under 14 isn’t in the correct car seat or wearing a seat belt, including new-borns who must be transported by car in a baby carrier not in a passenger’s arms.