Sharing and gig economies

From selling items on eBay to renting out a spare room on Airbnb, 2.5m people each month are now earning money [...]

18 February 2016
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Do you remember when, in May of last year, the Deregulation Act 2015 consigned to history a law contained in the [...]

16 February 2016
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Visitors staying at Airbnbs in the capital prefer the outer boroughs rather than central London locations in [...]

15 February 2016
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New research by Europe Economics has put the potential of the Sharing Economy at up to £572bn a year in savings [...]

5 February 2016
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The self-employed tax return deadline is only days away, leaving the many individuals that have made money through [...]

27 January 2016
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Official measures of UK productivity and economic growth are failing to take into account the contribution of [...]

25 January 2016
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With thoughts turning to taking a break and looking towards a brand new year, what better time to plan an escape [...]

22 December 2015
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The number of people spending New Year in an Airbnb will double this year, the home sharing platform has said, [...]

17 December 2015
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If markets are so great, why do firms exist at all? To a non-economist, that might seem like a bizarre thing to [...]

15 December 2015
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There's a new solution to wine emergencies (we've all been there): on-demand wine delivery straight to your door. [...]

7 December 2015
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BorrowMyDoggy, a startup which connects dog owners with those who aren't, has raised £1.5m thanks to crowdfunding. [...]

21 October 2015
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On-demand transport - taxi apps - is a £5bn market in London. It's worth double that in the UK as a whole. Worldwide [...]

17 August 2015
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Addison Lee’s Catherine Faiers just can’t stop talking about Uber. Twice in recent weeks, she’s written [...]

3 August 2015
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Uber causes a storm wherever it goes. First, there’s the storm of applause as passengers initially embrace what [...]

31 July 2015
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The GMB union has launched legal action against Uber over the way it treats drivers. [...]

29 July 2015
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