Employment status is very much the hot topic in employment law at the moment, and not just amongst employment lawyers. The recent decisions in the Uber, Pimlico Plumbers and CitySprint cases (and Deliveroo which is on the way) have direct relevance to the millions of workers who have had ‘self employed’ status forced upon them, with the effect that their unfair dismissal, holiday and working time rights are severely curtailed.
The Government, of course, has the Taylor review underway, and we already have some pronouncements from Mr Taylor.
Meanwhile, ACAS has published its own guidance, and you can find it here.
We too have published many new materials on the subject, and you can find one of Springhouse’s articles here.