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Five things we learnt in employment law this week (29 September...

The Employment Appeal Tribunal has been hearing Uber's appeal against the decision that its drivers are workers. The Employment Tribunal recently held that...

Uber begins appeal over Employment Tribunal ruling

The Uber appeal is underway, as the taxi app fights the landmark ruling that its drivers must be given basic workers' rights. In October 2016,...

Employment Tribunal finds Addison Lee drivers are workers

The Central London Employment Tribunal has today found that a group of Addison Lee drivers were workers. The latest gig-economy ruling, which will reportedly affect...

Five things we learnt in Employment Law this week (11 August)

Barclays Bank has been found to be vicariously liable for assaults committed by a doctor engaged to carry out medical examinations. In this...

Gig economy employers: are one hour contracts, the new zero hours?

Are there benefits to one-hour contracts compared to zero-hours contracts? And in the light of the negative press surrounding zero-hours contracts, should employers be...

Employee, self-employed, worker and now, “dependent contractor”?

Worker status was a subject of concern, long before taxis and pizzas were ordered on smartphones. However, today’s Taylor Review has thrown up a...

The Taylor review: big changes on the way for employment-related law?

If the Taylor Review’s recommendations are implemented they will make a significant difference to all involved in engaging people in the UK, writes Phil...

‘We need a shift in attitude towards employment,’ says Taylor Review...

Diane Nicol, Partner at law firm Pinsent Masons, was on the expert panel for the Matthew Taylor Review. Here, she shares her thoughts on...

Matthew Taylor Review: all work should be fair and new dependent...

From it ‘could change how we look at the future of work’ to ‘hardly a game changer’ the Taylor Review is getting a mixed...

Deliveroo’s calls for new workers’ rights are given short shrift by...

Deliveroo's working practices are ‘exploitative’ and ‘out of date’ say unions, responding to the company's calls for new workers' right legislation. Deliveroo is calling for...