Posts Tagged Worker or Employee

Employment Highlights – November 2017

Highlights this month were outstanding holiday pay for those wrongly classified as self-employed or contractors and how far back they can claim; the employment status of Uber drivers and Deliveroo riders; unfair dismissal and confirmation that the tribunal fees have now been repaid. Holiday pay and working […]

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Employment highlights: April 2017

Time for my monthly round up of what’s been happening in the Employment Arena during April 2017. The big news has to be the snap General Election, which has really pretty much put a hold on most things from an employment legislation point of view. ¬†There are […]

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Uber Tribunal Ruling

Following my last post on the task force that the HMRC are setting up, the Uber Tribunal Ruling has now come through. Although Uber will be appealing the outcome, the tribunal made the decision that their ‘self employed’ taxi drivers are actually ‘workers’ and not ‘self employed’. […]

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Employed or Self Employed HMRC crackdown

HMRC has announced it is to form a specialist team to examine working practices at organisations that use freelance staff to fill what amount to full-time roles. Employers that persistently use office-based freelance workers to cover what would otherwise be full-time positions avoid offering individuals any of […]

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Whistleblowing rights extended to LLPs in landmark ruling

This article published by the CIPD caught my eye. Partner at Clyde & Co ‘clearly a worker’, says Supreme Court Members of limited liability partnerships (LLPs) will now receive the same protection as employees in whistleblowing cases, after a landmark ruling earlier this week. In the case […]

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