In Pimlico Plumbers Ltd v Smith, the Supreme Court agreed that a nominally self-employed plumber was a worker and so entitled to paid annual leave and protection against discrimination. Credit: Mondaq - Published
This month we report on the Supreme Court decision in Pimlico Plumbers Limited v Smith that a nominally self-employed plumber was a worker, and so entitled to paid annual leave and protection against.. Credit: Mondaq - Published
The Supreme Court has added to the raft of cases concerning whether staff in the gig economy are workers, and so entitled to paid holiday and limited other rights, or genuinely self-employed and out of.. Credit: Mondaq - Published
The United Kingdom Supreme Court recently held that an individual who worked for Pimlico Plumbers as an "independent contractor" was in fact a "worker." Pimlico Plumbers Ltd and another v Gary Smith.. Credit: Mondaq - Published
The Supreme Court has now given judgment in the long running and important case by plumber Gary Smith against Pimlico Plumbers in which he claimed he was a worker and not a self-employed contractor Credit: Mondaq - Published
Takeaway delivery firm Deliveroo has settled a legal claim by 50 of its couriers for a reported six-figure sum, in another legal battle involving employment rights in the gig economy.
The claim.. Credit: City A.M. - Published
Hermes couriers are not self-employed and should be classified as workers, a UK employment tribunal has ruled.
In another boost for workers and a kick to the gig economy, the tribunal found that.. Credit: City A.M. - Published
The Supreme Court handed down its judgment yesterday in the case of Pimlico Plumbers Ltd and another v Gary Smith  UKSC 29 confirming that Mr Smith was a worker within the meaning of the.. Credit: Mondaq - Published
Chairman of the work and pensions select committee Frank Field is planning to investigate the pay and conditions of Deliveroo workers.
He will begin gathering evidence from some of Deliveroo’s.. Credit: City A.M. - Published
In the latest in a growing line of cases, the UK's highest court has ruled that despite being VAT-registered and paying self-employed tax, a plumber working for Pimlico Plumbers was entitled to basic.. Credit: Mondaq - Published