Mr Lopez

“Joint Employer” Status?

‘Outsourced’ workers seek better deal in landmark case By Clive Coleman Legal correspondent, BBC News Image copyright Getty Images A group of 75 workers, including porters and receptionists, are going to tribunal to gain more rights at work. As outsourced employees, they are supplied to the University of London by a facilities company, but do Read more about “Joint Employer” Status?[…]

Pimlico Plumbers

Another twist in the tail of ‘Worker’ Status

Employment status: Pimlico Plumbers case heads to Supreme Court By Stephen Simpson The Supreme Court has granted Pimlico Plumbers permission to appeal against the Court of Appeal decision that a plumber who signed an agreement with the company describing him as self-employed was in fact a worker. In February 2017, in Pimlico Plumbers Ltd and Read more about Another twist in the tail of ‘Worker’ Status[…]

Deliveroo Rider

“A radical overhaul of employment law” on the way?

Kamal Ahmed, Economics editor, BBC A government review of the rapidly changing world of work is to demand a radical overhaul of employment law and new guarantees on the minimum wage. The review is set to call for a new category of worker called a “dependent contractor”. Those workers – likely to cover riders for Read more about “A radical overhaul of employment law” on the way?[…]

Citysprint Courier Bike

The ‘Gig’ Economy

Uber, CitySprint……. if you are an Employer in the ‘gig economy’ this is a worthwhile read…! Do you have employees doing jobs for you here and there – but without consistency and no clear employee rights? Are they self employed? Are they workers? Are they employees? Are they none of the above? http://www.personneltoday.com/hr/citysprint-courier-classed-worker-says-tribunal/