Increasing Rider Safety

Deliveroo is set to introduce safety measures to protect riders from violence, following multiple acid attacks in London last month, where two victims were gig economy riders. The measures include a new feature in the rider app that lets deliverers raise security concerns and the trialling of helmet cameras to collect evidence. The company is also … Continue reading Increasing Rider Safety

Pay Structure

I've only been working for three weeks now and I've already got the potential to change contract. They've offered to change my pay from an hourly rate to a fee per delivery structure. I'm not sure if/when I will change, but I thought it'd be interesting to write about them, and maybe it'll help me reach … Continue reading Pay Structure

Friends and Family

Hello again! I was meant to have a 'taster session' last Friday but that had to be rearranged for tomorrow so will report back when complete. On another note, I was recently scrolling through a few articles on the gig economy and something caught my attention. According to a City A.M. article on the worker classification dispute, one … Continue reading Friends and Family

Applying

Hello again! Second post here. First one (short intro) here. Just a quick outline of the application process and interesting aspects from the day. Took around an hour, mostly made up of watching videos/answering basic questions and filling out personal information. No CV, application letter or cover letter needed (for once in a job application!). Questions … Continue reading Applying