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Delivery giant to hire 10,500 amid UK online shopping surge

Image copyright Hermes Delivery giant Hermes says it will create 10,500 jobs in the UK after seeing a surge in demand from people shopping from home during lockdown. This will include 1,500 full-time roles across its delivery network and head office, and 9,000 freelance couriers. Hermes also said it would not accept any money from the government’s job retention bonus… Read more →

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Amazon trials online food delivery in India

Image copyright Getty Images Internet giant Amazon is entering the meal delivery business with a trial in four parts of India’s Bengaluru. The move comes as pandemic lockdowns prompt a surge in online ordering in some places, such as the US. However in India, the two big players in the market have seen significant declines in demand. Uber Eats retreated… Read more →

New York City caps fees for food delivery apps

Image copyright Getty Images New York City has placed limits on how much food delivery apps can charge restaurants that use their platforms. The proposal, which was put to a vote on Wednesday, will cap fees at 20% and apply in emergency situations when restaurants must be shut. There have been complaints about fees charged by tech firms amid skyrocketing… Read more →