Reclassification: Risks and considerations for the sharing economy and mobility industries

Sharing Economy and Mobility (SE+M) companies are typically at the forefront of disrupting legacy business models and enabling new ones, either opening up new areas of the economy, or changing existing ones.

The pace of change and development is incredible, however, regulation struggles to keep up. The recent Uber BV and others (Appellants) v Aslam and others (Respondents) [“Uber”] UK Supreme Court ruling illustrates some of the ongoing challenges with defining “gig workers” and related considerations. 

The question is what might this mean on a more general basis for SE+M companies?

Reclassification: Risks and considerations for the sharing economy and mobility industries