The Workers (Predictable Terms and Conditions) Act 2023

Hello again and welcome back to our case of the week. Last week we had our monthly newsletter for September 2023, where we looked at the sexual assault allegations against Russell Brand, sick days being the highest they’ve been for a decade and Sheffield City Council potentially facing thousands of equal pay claims. Those that [...]

Mr Shafqat Shah and Mr Samuel Adjei v Bounds Taxis Ltd

When is a taxi driver not a taxi driver? When he’s a worker! Ok, maybe not the funniest of jokes. But it is this week’s Case of the Week. The Employment Tribunal, in a landmark ruling, has stated that private hire taxi drivers are workers and not self-employed. Employment rights all depend on the legal [...]

By |2022-09-16T13:17:30+00:00October 1st, 2021|Case of the Week - Blog, Worker Status|0 Comments

Nursing and Midwifery Council v Somerville

EAT Rules That You Do Not Actually Have to Do Any Work to Be a ‘Worker’   The EAT has ruled that you do not actually have to do any work to be a ‘worker’ for the purposes of the Employment Right Act 1998 (ERA). Mr. Somerville was a barrister who, amongst other things, sat [...]

By |2021-06-08T08:33:35+00:00June 4th, 2021|Case of the Week - Blog, Worker Status|0 Comments

April 2021 Newsletter

  Hello and welcome to our  bumper newsletter  to take you in to the Bank Holiday weekend. Worker Status First up is the Uber case. The Supreme Court rejected Uber’s appeal and held all Uber’s drivers were workers. Workers have fewer employment rights than employees but are still entitled to: The National Minimum Wage. All [...]