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Who's Who turn out to face the challenge of what is employment status in the express sector of courier. The Government's Taylor Review has looked at the evolving gig economy, conventional PAYE, self-employed and then worker as a status in the grey area inbetween. Where does Express fit ?

 

 

Express sector's Taylor Review submission is ready for you to read. Click below to view what the sector says about worker status in Express

 

Read the Taylor Review Submission

 

Carl Lomas IoC Chair,

Our sector has mixed platforms of employment, operators often have PAYE and self-employed drivers, and some drivers work for more than one company; some drivers may even work in different status for different company. May 2nd Heads of Industry is about the views of the operators. From a recent IoC survey, the round-table and one-to-one interviews, the IoC will submit a response to the Taylor Review.

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  1. What characteristics do you most value in your final mile drivers ?
  2. What do you think are the main reasons why your couriers choose their employment status ?
  3. How do you deal with none profitable routes in low density geographics, out of hours ? Lifestyle ?
  4. Why have you chosen mixed employment status for your fleet ?
  5. How do you deal with an unprofitable job in the wrong direction ?
  6. Is there favouritism in allocation of jobs in your driver fleet ?
  7. 84% of operators surveyed agree there should be a code of conduct: what employment characteristics would you want to see in that code of conduct ?

 

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