Sharing and gig economies

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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Londoners will be able to order champagne and have a bottle delivered in just 10 minutes with a new service from [...]

27 July 2015
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Do business travellers prefer Airbnb? The flat rental site has become a popular lodging option for cheap getaways [...]

17 July 2015
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If you're a Londoner, it’s pretty likely that you will have used a sharing economy business. From driving a [...]

12 June 2015
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It is now completely legal for Londoners to let out spare rooms using sites such as AirBnB, thanks to a change [...]

26 May 2015
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Transport for London’s (TfL) headquarters will be the scene of a protest by black cab drivers today. The action [...]

26 May 2015
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As the dust settles on one of the most extraordinary General Election campaigns in generations, a new battle looms [...]

12 May 2015
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Maaxi, the black cab ride-sharing app will be launched today, joining the line-up in an already-competitive London [...]

15 April 2015
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