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 case this month has examined the practice of selecting for redundancy by making employees compete for new roles and sacking the unsuccessful applicants. It has long been established that the selection criteria for selecting in this way, i.e. who gets a new post, are judged by a slightly different test than when an employer selects for who is redundant.