Online tutor platform is an “agency” not just an introducer

A recent case, Simply Learning Tutor Agency & Others v BEIS [2020] EWHC 2461, saw the court rule that an online introductory platform was in fact an “employment agency” and therefore falls within the scope of the Employment Agencies Act (EAA) 1973. This in turn means that it is subject to significant regulatory burdens, including […]