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Danny Romero

About Danny Romero

Danny Romero is Staffing Industry Analysts' EMEA editor. He can be reached at dromero (at) staffingindustry (dot) com.

Spain: Gig drivers are employees

|March 17th, 2021|

The Spanish government announced last week riders working for delivery work services platforms such as Deliveroo and UberEats would be recognized as salaried staff following complaints about their working conditions.
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UK Supreme Court: Uber drivers are employees

|March 3rd, 2021|

Uber Inc. lost a landmark legal case last month in the UK Supreme Court and must classify its drivers as workers rather than self-employed.
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Not business as usual: Keeping talent safe when they return

|February 10th, 2021|

When returning to the workplace, companies will need to be able to effectively communicate health and safety protocols to workers of all classifications.

UK tribunal: Buyer did not violate Agency Worker Regulation

|January 13th, 2021|

In a ruling that provided much-needed clarity on the UK’s Agency Worker Regulation 2010, Royal Mail and its staffing provider were found not to have violated key provisions, such as those pertaining to work time and job vacancy notifications.

MSPs expand strategies, target markets for the post-Covid CW program

|January 6th, 2021|

Accelerated by technological advancement and the global shift to remote work amid the pandemic, today’s managed service programs now enable faster adoption of new processes, sourcing strategies and technologies.

Spain to fine companies that perpetuate the wage gap

|October 14th, 2020|

Spain is moving to outlaw the wage gap between men and women, making it mandatory for companies to disclose the salaries of their employees or face fines, The Associated Press reported.

IR35: Check your supply chain

|October 7th, 2020|

End clients will be expected to scrutinize their providers, including MSPs, if they are to avoid the risk of transferred debt liability arising from non-payment of PSC-related taxes to HMRC.

Uber earns back its London license

|September 30th, 2020|

A London agency refused to grant a license renewal initially in 2017. Operating amid appeals, a court has granted Uber the rights to operate in the city.

California buyer and staffing firm cited for failing to protect workers from Covid-19

|September 16th, 2020|

A frozen-food manufacturer and its staffing provider each face more than $200,000 in proposed penalties for failing to protect hundreds of employees from Covid-19.

Well-being measures crucial to safe return to the UK workplace

|August 12th, 2020|

Businesses across the UK are preparing for the return of employees to offices and workplaces as Covid-19 lockdown restrictions continue to ease. What are the requirements?