More claims of false ‘self employment’

More claims of false ‘self employment’ Last week tribunal claims were launched by two separate groups – 5 medical couriers at the Doctors Laboratory and 20 van drivers working for ‘DX’ – both groups challenging their self-employment status. The DX...

Brexit implications September 2016

The implications of Brexit on employment Speculations about the implications for employment of a break from the EU were discussed at a recent networking event held at Sandy Park. Click here for the slides of that presentation....

Rio Olympics

Rio 2016 Olympics So the long awaiting Rio games is here at last and although a good deal of the games will be broadcast in the UK outside of traditional office hours, there may well be an impact on your business if staff work evenings or nights, or if day workers...

Uber – Self employed v worker status?

Uber – Self employed or worker status? Uber has appeared in a London Employment Tribunal after two of its drivers challenged their employment status with the company. The challenge relates to Uber’s classification of much of its workforce as self-employed. The...

Implications of Brexit

What will be the impact on UK employment law of an exit from the European Union? A Brexit. Well until the two year notice period given by the UK to the EU has elapsed nothing will change. In addition, there is still a question remaining about when this will be. So all...