There is a battle going on in Britain over the future of work. As the country emerges from lockdown, and the departure from the EU, Dispatches examines new concerns about the way many are employed without rights at work – even the national minimum wage. Brands like Deliveroo, Amazon and UberEats have seen demand soar in the pandemic, and now their dependence on so-called gig workers is under scrutiny again, as workers demand more rights. Reporter Morland Sanders speaks to those at the heart of the gig economy and hears shocking evidence of safety breaches, low payand dangerous pressures. With gig jobs now found even in organisations like the NHS, Sanders asks whether the rules of the gig economy are coming to your job: and are you are ready for it?
Low Pay Britain: The Truth About Your Job: Dispatches – Monday 8pm on Channel 4