The government has won a case against Deliveroo, the bicycle food-delivery company. The Social Security department objected to all the riders at the company working as self-employed when, it claimed, they were carrying out work exclusively for that ... company. The Social Security argued that Deliveroo was avoiding an obligation to pay company social security contributions by not taking on the riders as its own employees. This case is considered important because of its scale. Government investigators ... Deliveroo procedures and therefore couldn't be considered self-employed.