Uber to pay minimum wage, holiday pay, and pensions to UK drivers

Are you thinking of getting another stream of income? Now would be a good time to try Uber.

Uber drivers in the UK are now guaranteed a minimum wage of £8.72 an hour, holiday pay, and pensions. These changes come after Uber lost a legal battle in the UK over drivers’ status.

Writing in the Evening Standard, Uber’s chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi said: “This is a significant improvement in the standard of work for UK drivers. But I know many observers won’t pat us on the back for taking this step, which comes after a five-year legal battle.

Uber has also insisted its fares will not rise.

The changes do not apply to couriers in its food delivery business, Uber Eats, who remain self-employed.