shared economy

The argument is that the shared economy is essentially employing workers, but without the worker rights and protections that we have built gradually up as a society over the last few decades. Many find this hard to reconcile, not least the companies because the individuals want complete freedom and control of their day and working life and want a platform which provides them access to the market which they can dip in and out of at their will.
Good if you own your property, but not so great if, like the majority of Londoners, you do not. You see, renters are not to be afforded the same power by the new regulations.
Despite the fact that the sharing economy is such a basic endeavor that has existed for centuries, many economists, corporate thought leaders, members of the workforce, and consumers themselves, have expressed hesitations regarding this model.
To paraphrase Plato - austerity is the mother of invention and one invention moving from revolution to movement is the share economy.