The express home delivery company prepares the close your business in Europe after the so-called “law of the horsemen”. Our country is a market which represents “only” 2% of the gross value of the company.
Deliveroo announced this Friday its intention to make a request among your employees to terminate your activity in our country.
Currently the food delivery company operates in 12 different countries. After many meetings, they would have come to the conclusion that maintaining a high position in the Spanish market would require such a high investment that it could affect its economy.
What is the law on horse riders?
On May 12, 2021, a series of measures to protect labor rights of people dedicated to delivering food through digital platforms. The people we call “riders”.
This royal decree establishes that passengers from companies such as Uber Eats, Glovo or Deliveroo itself they will have a working relationship with these companies, moving from the status of self-employed to that of employee.
Deliveroo has to make a decision
According to the company, its intention would be concentrate investments and resources in other markets where it is positioned above the rest of the competing companies.
In the event that, after the above-mentioned consultation, the company decides to terminate its activities in Europe, it will ensure that your runners and employees are duly compensated.
Come on Moussa, head of international affairs Deliveroo stated that: “The decision to raise the cessation of our operations in Europe it was not taken lightly. We would like to thank all the restaurants that have worked with Deliveroo in Europe, as well as our valued customers. We express our special gratitude to the thousands of exceptional and always ready to work riders who have chosen to work with Deliveroo, as well as to our talented and fully engaged employees. Everyone will be supported during the consultation period ”
We will see which path the rest of the companies will take in the coming months and how these decisions will affect the delivery market in Europe.