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Jun
14
2018

Pimlico Plumbers – Appeal dismissed

As we blogged, back in August, Pimlico Plumbers (“Pimlico”) were granted the right to appeal to the Supreme Court against a finding that one of its plumbers was a worker..

Mar
16
2018

No cap of 12.07% for part-time workers’ holiday

The Employment Appeal Tribunal, in Brazel v The Harpur Trust, held that it was incorrect to treat holiday pay for term-time teachers as being capped at 12.07% of annualised hours...

Feb
16
2018

Employee status in the gig economy

Over the last two years, there has been a steady stream of high-profile employment rights claims by individuals working in the gig economy (for Uber, Citysprint, Deliveroo, Hermes and many..

Dec
01
2017

Does government face “steep learning curve” on apprenticeships?

As reported previously, in April this year the apprenticeship levy came into force. This introduced a 0.5% levy on employers with payrolls over £3million. The aim is to raise £3bn..

Nov
16
2017

Deliveroo: Late substitution leads to a win against the run of play

The Central Arbitration Committee (CAC) has finally given its decision on whether a particular group of Deliveroo riders - those in the Camden/Kentish Town area of North London who are..

Oct
04
2017

Addison Lee drivers get the green light to be treated as workers

In another important ruling relating to the gig economy, London Central Tribunal has held that drivers of Addison Lee are not self-employed, but are in fact workers. ..

Sep
07
2017

Deposit order disaster: EAT confirms deposit orders should not be used to clarify cases

In the case of Tree v South East Coastal Services Ambulance NHS Trust, the EAT held that a Tribunal cannot make a deposit order merely because the Claimant’s case is..

Jul
13
2017

Whistle-blowers can receive stigma damages for loss of career, even if they do not specifically request this in their ET claim

Unlike ordinary unfair dismissal claims, there is no cap on damages for loss of earnings in a whistle-blowing claim...

Jul
12
2017

Monica Atwal writes for CITY AM on the Taylor Review paves the way for a new labour landscape

The Taylor Review offers clear guidance in this current climate of uncertainty: employers need flexible and agile workers, and in reality there are a variety of work arrangements that suit..

Jul
07
2017

Gig Economy Update

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) recently published a report on ‘insecure work’. ..



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