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Hermes – paving the way for “workers”?

Hermes – paving the way for “workers”?

A new "self-employed plus" arrangement between Hermes and its couriers will provide the couriers with individually negotiated pay rates allowing them to earn at least £8.55 per hour, plus holiday pay for up to 28 days a year on a pro rata basis...

Brexit Checklist

Brexit Checklist

The UK's departure from the European Union will bring change for businesses of every size and sector. This blog contains a checklist to assist businesses with the various challenges and opportunities presented by Brexit, and to allow businesses to prepare as best as they can, whilst the terms of...

Employment Status Update – The Supreme Court's decision in Pimlico

Employment Status Update – The Supreme Court's decision in Pimlico

Last week saw the publication of the Supreme Court's judgment in the long-running Smith v Pimlico Plumbers litigation. Gary Smith had been engaged on a self-employed basis by Pimlico but later sought to challenge his status and claimed that he was a worker...