November 10, 2017

Uber drivers get a lift

The Employment Appeal Tribual “EAT” have issued their decision in the Uber drivers claim. They agree with the Employment Tribunal that Uber drivers are workers not self employed. This means that Uber drivers get some of the rights that employees get, including the right to Paid holiday pay 48 hour working week and breaks The […]

May 4, 2013

Employment Newsletter Highlights Spring 2013

Spring just around the corner  The weather doesn’t seem to have changed much over the last 6 months. It has been cold and either snowing or raining most of the time. Maybe that’s kept the government indoors tinkering with bits of legislation. Whatever the reason the last 6 months have seen a lot of new […]

December 4, 2011

Employment Newsletter Highlights Winter 2011

When is a self employed person really an employee? This is an issue that gets raised time and time again. The number of businesses which claim they have no employees is legion. However many of their self employed consultants, sub contractors and experts are really employees. A recent case has looked at the issue yet […]

March 1, 2009

Employment Newsletter Highlights March 2009

Soggy Thoughts From the soggy conditions of our last newsletter to the coldest winter for several years.  This seems to reflect the financial climate so we had better hope for an early spring and hot summer. Here are some thoughts for March He’s not an employee It may be tempting in the current climate to […]