Tag Archives: Employment Status

The Pimlico Effect – What to look out for?

For businesses that utilise freelance or self employed contractors or labourers, the Gary Smith vs. Pimlico Plumbers court case was always going to be of interest due to its potential impact on the GIG economy and Employment Status. Although Gary Smith originally lost his claim for ‘employee’ status in the original Employment Tribunal hearing in […]

Employment Tribunal Decisions Update

1) Successful outcome for Unison’s challenge of Employment tribunal fees The decision to quash tribunal fees, which were first introduced by the Government in 2013, is deemed to be one of the most important court decisions of 2017. The Supreme Court judges voted unanimously that the employment tribunal fees system was unlawful and that the […]