The Appeal Tribunal has provided guidance for employers as to how long they have before they need to provide their employees with a written statement of the particulars of their employment. Commonly believed to be 2 months, the EAT has confirmed that it is in fact less than that. Read More Read more>>
The Court of Appeal has handed down a judgment on whether or not a sub-contractor was in fact a worker, or properly self-employed.
It is very important to note that this question is dealt with from an employment rights point of view, not a tax point of view. The reason it matters is that a self-employed contractor does not have entitlement to minimum wage, or paid holidays or to claim discrimination. A “WORKER” does have those rights.