Uber contract ‘gibberish’, says MP investigating gig economy

Frank Field says Uber, Deliveroo and Amazon use ‘egregious clause’ in contracts to prevent people challenging self-employed designation

A committee of MPs has lambasted Uber’s contracts with drivers as “gibberish” and “almost unintelligible” as the company attempts to ensure its drivers remain self-employed.

Frank Field, chair of the work and pensions select committee that is carrying out an investigation into the so-called gig economy, said: “Quite frankly the Uber contract is gibberish.

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