Even if all parties think someone is self employed, if they have their work controlled, and perform the work personally, they are likely to be a worker. As a worker, they are entitled to paid holiday every year, the minimum wage, and to be able to claim discrimination. Read More Read more>>
A judgment from the Appeal Tribunal has been handed down and comes as a relief to many practitioners who now welcome judicial guidance on this common problem.
In the case of Herry v Dudley MBC, the employee claimed to be disabled by virtue of workplace stress. His doctor supported this and reported him as suffering from stress.