by Sabbir Malik
The announcement this week of popular London-based tech company OnlyFans banning all sexually explicit content as of October 2021 is a HUGE deal, and something that ought to concern us ALL – especially when we consider the ‘why?’
My concerns about how the PND is used… and what the solution to it is. Advertised as an example of what policing ought to look like and hailed to the world as ‘the very best’ – British police have a proud history, and indeed, the fact we have a majority of officers not carrying firearms, … Continue reading Why I distrust British Police and their obsession with data collection. →
Rampant cuts to legal aid, an inability to establish oneself as an ‘employee’ until 2 years service and a clash between generation and culture has led to the inevitable: an Employment Tribunal system that’s dated, unfit for purpose, inaccessible in effect and a minefield to navigate, which inevitably leads to the met objectives of over … Continue reading The inequity of the Employment Tribunal system →
Guest article: Lisa & Maja A note from the injustice blog: During the course of my time in the gig economy, I noticed a rise in female couriers taking up the job. Unfortunately, as I suspected, the unique challenges that female gig workers face appear to be unanimous and widespread, with reports of sexual harassment, … Continue reading What it’s like for female couriers who work for Deliveroo, Uber Eats and Stuart →
How companies like Deliveroo and Uber Eats have infested our roads with 40% of their couriers uninsured
Firstly, I want to make clear that this article is not a criticism of hard-working couriers who are lawfully out there, abiding by the rules of the road and trying to earn a decent living. It’s a criticism of the companies who have opened the can of worms to allow the practices I’m about to … Continue reading How companies like Deliveroo and Uber Eats have infested our roads with 40% of their couriers uninsured →
Working for nine months in the gig economy with Deliveroo and Uber as a human rights advocate – my report
I wrote this article on 18 February 2021, but with the knowledge that there is an upcoming decision at the Supreme Court against Uber… I waited until publication, just so that I can end with my views and comments on the landmark 19 February 2021 ruling, particularly as there will undoubtedly be ramifications for the … Continue reading Working for nine months in the gig economy with Deliveroo and Uber as a human rights advocate – my report →
Hi, I’m Toilet Man. For the past two months, I have been taking a stand against restaurants and takeaways who violate health and safety law. Specifically, Regulations 20 & 21 of the Workplace (Health and Safety) Regulations 1992, which stipulates that restaurants who provide a delivery service must provide access to toilet facilities, cold water and … Continue reading Goodbye Deliveroo… Sincerely, Toilet Man. →
A perspective from someone who suffers from major depressive and anxiety disorder According to the Royal College of Psychiatrists, one in five people become depressed at some point in their lives. Yet, despite more understanding of late, depression still remains one of the most stigmatised and least understood ‘common’ illnesses to exist. Many people believe … Continue reading How you can support an employee with a mental health illness →
Diversity quotas are nothing new to the police service – the aim being to change the workforce demographic to be more ‘representative’ of the communities it serves. However, despite almost a decade of trying the Metropolitan police and other police services across the country continue to fail to meet their quotas. Yet, the Met have … Continue reading Why the police service will fail to recruit 40% BME →
The pro-mask army A video published by a parent earlier this week to TikTok shows a girl being refused entry into her school by the headmaster for not wearing a face covering. The parent then turns to her daughter to ask her to wear her exemption lanyard and wrist bracelet. These were Hidden Disabilities’ Sunflower … Continue reading Pro-maskers, anti-maskers and hidden disabilities →
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