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Demand for Uber sees 20,000 new drivers sign up in the UK

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One of the world’s biggest ride-sharing apps has seen an increase in demand for new drivers.

Its UK driver network has now increased to 90,000 as cities open up and people start moving again.

The ride-hailing app has seen a 50% increase in trips since lockdown rules changed on April 12.

Demand is expected to rise more over the summer as restrictions are eased further.

Uber drivers within Britain recently were made employees of the ride-share company, following the rideshare company losing a five-year legal battle to avoid doing just that.

In 2016 two British Uber drivers successfully argued before an employment tribunal that Uber was wrong to treat them as independent contractors.

The tribunal ruled they were “workers” under British employment law, with rights to entitlements including a minimum wage and holiday pay.

Then rideshare company now pays employees within the UK a wage of £8.72 an hour instead of a fee per ride, though only for the times’ drivers are transporting customers.

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Boeing face delivery delays following guilty criminal charge plea

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Boeing’s deliveries are down after months of controversy, is it because they can’t make the planes, or because airlines right now don’t want them?

Boeing has agreed to plead guilty to a charge of conspiracy to defraud the United States in connection with the investigation into two fatal crashes involving its 737 MAX aircraft.

Boeing reported a significant 27% decrease in deliveries for June compared to the same month last year, possibly attributing the decrease to the companies ongoing controversies.

Aviation expert Geoffrey Thomas joins to discuss. #featured

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Blockchain sparks a transformative influence in Australia

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Professor unveils blockchain’s role in transforming the economy and innovative projects taking place at RMIT University.

Crypto Corner explores the latest market movements, expert insights and the influence of macroeconomic factors on the crypto industry.

Crypto Corner is hosted by Caroline Bowler, CEO of BTC Markets.

In this episode, BTC Markets CEO Caroline Bowler interviews Professor Chris Berg, Director of RMIT Digital3 and Co-Founder of the Blockchain Innovation Hub at RMIT University. They discuss RMIT’s cutting-edge projects and the transformative impact of blockchain technology in Australia.

Professor Berg shares insights into RMIT’s Digital3 philosophy, which combines research, innovation, and collaboration to drive the digital economy. Learn about groundbreaking initiatives in blockchain, cyber security, and AI, and how these disruptive technologies are reshaping business, government, and society.

Discover how RMIT is leading the charge in rethinking and regenerating the way we work through world-class research and tailored education, offering a glimpse into the future of technology and its potential to benefit both the economy and society. #crypto corner

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From $25K to $1.5M in real estate: expert unveils game-changing strategy for investors

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Empower your property investing with these key tips

Wyld Money dives into the world of financial freedom. Whether you’re a seasoned investor or just getting started, join us for actionable tips and tricks to unlock your earning potential, and retire on your own terms.

In this episode, Mark is joined by Dean Fraser, Founder and CEO of BrickFloor. #trending #wyld money

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