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Employment Law – what’s your status?

Employee, worker, self-employed independent contractor, other? The answer might not be what you think! The legal definitions are not clear and neither are the boundaries clearly defined. In the increasingly digital gig-economy in which we find ourselves in 2019, more and more people are making ends meet through the “gigs” that they complete rather than […]

What’s occurring in 2019 – An employment law update

Although politicians might be slightly distracted with this Brexit cloud hanging over us, 2019 will bring important changes to employment laws likely to affect employees and businesses. With a number of employment law movements continuing through transitional periods, which is common in the ever changing landscape of employment law, here are a few of the […]

Vicarious liability

The Court of Appeal has upheld the decision of the High Court, confirming that Morrisons supermarket is vicariously liable for an internet disclosure made by one of its employees, which divulged the personal details of nearly 100,000 of his colleagues. The employee, a senior IT auditor, took the data from the payroll and posted it […]