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Self Employed Contractor Rights

Yet more news to pay close attention to if your business uses self-employed contractors on a regular basis. Following a ruling by the European Court of Justice today, if those contractors are at any point deemed to be workers (and bear in mind the recent Uber &...
Workers vs Self Employed Result for Uber

Workers vs Self Employed Result for Uber

Uber drivers are workers and not self-employed contractors – this decision was reached by the Employment Appeal Tribunal on Friday and agreed with the previous Employment Tribunal decision. So what next? Well it is widely anticipated that Uber will appeal to the...
The gig economy – the debate goes on

The gig economy – the debate goes on

The gig economy debate rumbles on – with the employment tribunal appeal ruling on the Uber case due Friday it might seem that we are maybe one step closer to a resolution, but in fact that seems unlikely as both sides have said they’ll appeal to the...
The ‘Gig Economy’

The ‘Gig Economy’

The “Gig Economy” – the debate over worker vs self-employed status continues We’re interested to read a report this week that Pimlico Plumbers have been granted the right to appeal their case at the Supreme Court. A claim brought against...