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A first look at the Taylor Review of modern working practices

United Kingdom - July 11 2017 The UK Prime Minister and her adviser, Matthew Taylor, today (11 July 2017) launched the pathfinding report on prospective employment strategy in the…

Angela Sharma, Ann Casey, Paul Callaghan, Peter Wilson, Rachel Farr, Sean Nesbitt.

Can employers ban religious symbols in the workplace?

European Union, United Kingdom - April 19 2017 In the UK, employers are generally free to set whatever dress code for staff they wish, as long as the requirements are not discriminatory. Employer…

Key Court of Appeal case has big impact on UK work models

USA - February 10 2017 In an important UK case dealing with the gig economy, the UK Court of Appeal has today upheld a lower court’s decision that a plumber engaged…

Paul Callaghan, Sean Nesbitt.

Uber: it's not over - the battles begin

United Kingdom - November 16 2016 On 28 October 2016, the London Central Employment Tribunal’s decision was announced, holding that Uber drivers have “worker” status, and are not…

Sean Nesbitt.

Uber drivers found to be "workers" in the UK

United Kingdom - October 28 2016 A first instance Employment Tribunal in London has found that Uber drivers have “worker” status and are not self-employed as claimed by Uber. The…

Paul Callaghan, Roxane Davey.