Judge Rules Self-Employed Drivers Should Be Workers

Hundreds of self-employed drivers at BCA should be classed as workers and entitled to at least NMW and paid holiday, according to an employment tribunal ruling. According to the judgement there were a number of flaws, including that: the written agreement between BCA and the drivers did not reflect the reality of arrangements pay was […]

New Legal Duty To Provide Temporary Workers With PPE

The Health & Safety Executive has announced plans to update legislation so that workers (as well as employees) will be entitled to have PPE provided by their employer.  This means that thousands of temporary and contract workers will benefit by a new legal requirement to have personal protective equipment provided for them. The announcement comes […]

Purplebricks Faces Legal Action For Holiday And Pension Payments

More than 100 workers are preparing legal action against online estate agency Purplebricks as they believe they are entitled to holiday pay and pension contributions.  This is the latest in a string of high-profile employment status cases (such as Uber, Pimlico Plumbers, Addison Lee, and Amazon) where self-employed people appear to be workers in employment […]