Tag archives: employment status

Employee, worker or self-employed?

In UK employment law a person’s employment status determines both their rights and responsibilities. An individual can be an employee, a worker or self-employed.  Whilst traditionally individuals were employees or self-employed there has been a significant rise in “worker” status.  The recent reported case of Aslam and others v Uber BV considered whether drivers had … Continue reading

Limited Liability Partnerships members’status as workers

This post was co-written by Lesley Harrold,  Senior Knowledge Lawyer (Pensions), Norton Rose Fulbright LLP (London) Employment Status Since its introduction in 2000 the limited liability partnership (“LLP”) has become a popular corporate vehicle for professional services providers in the UK, especially legal and accountancy firms, many of which have converted from traditional partnerships to … Continue reading

New rules on employee shareholders

Controversial rules allowing employees to waive certain employment rights in exchange for shares in their employer’s company came into force in the UK at the beginning of this month. The new rules, set out in the UK’s employment legislation, provide for a new type of employment status known as an ‘employee shareholder’. Essentially an employee … Continue reading
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