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Oct
11
2019

IR35: control comes at a £920,000 cost

As the April 2020 IR35 changes loom ever larger, there is a lot of attention on challenges under the current system to the tax arrangements of consultants providing work through..

Sep
20
2019

Employment Status: California dreaming?

This week California has signed into law a new piece of legislation limiting the circumstances in which individuals can be classified as independent contractors...

Aug
23
2019

IR35 – Have you started preparing?

We previously blogged in April that the Government had launched a consultation into its proposed changes to IR35, or the off-payroll working rules, and how they apply to the private..

Aug
08
2019

Risk to applying 12.07% cap for Part-Time workers

The Court of Appeal (“CoA”) decision in Harper Trust v Brazel reiterates the risks to employers who apply a loose and general Working Time Regulations (“WTR”) and ACAS affiliated holiday..

Jan
17
2019

Genuine substitution does not always rule out employee status

For many years, the law has been clear that an unrestricted right to appoint a substitute is not consistent with employee status. ..

Dec
20
2018

Uber drivers are workers, finds Court of Appeal

Uber drivers are workers, finds Court of Appeal Upholding the decision of the Employment Appeal Tribunal made in November 2017, the Court of Appeal have ruled that Uber drivers..

Dec
07
2018

Has 2018 made the ‘gig economy’ any clearer?

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) posits the following definition of the ‘gig economy’: “one that involves the exchange of labour for money between individuals or companies..

Sep
07
2018

Filing an incomplete claim form not necessarily unreasonable

In North East London NHS Foundation Trust v Zhou, the EAT has decided that it may not necessarily be unreasonable conduct for solicitors to have filed an incomplete claim form...

Aug
31
2018

Working 9 to 5…or are we?

A new YouGov survey of over 1800 people in the UK has found that only 6% are working the traditional working hours of 9am-5pm. 58% of those surveyed said they..

Aug
24
2018

Zero hours, zero protection, zero remedy?

As we blogged in June, individuals on zero hours contracts can bring claims for less favourable treatment of part-time workers by comparing to compare themselves to full-time workers even though..



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