Plumber who wanted to cut his working hours wins a fresh court victory for self-employed workers after taxi ruling - Daily Mail

A plumber who wanted to cut his working hours yesterday won a new court victory for 'gig economy' self-employed workers. Appeal judges ruled that Gary Smith's employer should have given him basic workers' rights, such as paid holidays and the right to ...

Tory donor loses 'gig economy' rights case - The Times (subscription)

A Tory donor who avoided millions of pounds of tax on his workers' wages has lost a landmark case on the rights of people in the “gig economy”. Charlie Mullins, the multimillionaire owner of Pimlico Plumbers, said that he was likely to appeal to the ...

UK court backs plumber in new challenge to 'gig' economy - Reuters UK

LONDON The Court of Appeal in Britain has ruled in favour of a plumber claiming workers' rights from a firm that took him on as a contractor, in a decision hailed by unions as a victory for the self-employed in the so-called "gig" economy. The decision ...

Court of Appeal decides “self-employed” plumber has worker status - Lexology (registration)

Employment status is shaping up to be one of the hot employment law topics for 2017. Early February and we already have a Court of Appeal judgment on the subject. Today, the Court of Appeal decided, in the case of Pimlico Plumbers Ltd v Smith, that a ...

UK self-employed plumber wins court battle for workers' rights - Financial Times

A London plumber has won a legal battle for workers' rights in the latest court ruling affecting freelance employees in the UK. Sample the FT's top stories for a week. You select the topic, we deliver the news. Select topic. Select topic, Top Stories ...

Plumber wins employment status battle with Pimlico Plumbers - CCH Daily inc Accountancy Live (subscription) (blog)

The case centred around plumber, Gary Smith, who was working on a self-employed contract at Pimlico Plumbers, but following illness was refused a request to work part-time on a contract basis., which has now been overridden. Going forward, this raises ...