Uber Drivers are Ruled as Workers

Uber Drivers are Ruled as Workers

The Supreme Court has ruled that Uber, the taxi app company, must classify its drivers as workers rather than as self-employed. What does the ruling mean? The implication of the ruling is that thousands of Uber drivers will now be entitled to worker’s employment...
Settlement Agreements

Settlement Agreements

It is a sad fact of life, at the present time, that many jobs are at risk of redundancy. Many firms ask those whose role has been made redundant to sign a Settlement Agreement. This is very common. The purpose of such an agreement is to set out clearly, in one...
Employment Status: self-employed or worker?

Employment Status: self-employed or worker?

There has been a great deal of publicity recently relating to employment status, particularly of those who are working in the gig economy. Taxi drivers, delivery drivers and many others have been working on the basis that they are self-employed and therefore they have...
Termination Payments

Termination Payments

The manner in which termination payments are to be treated for tax and NI contributions have been under scrutiny. The rules are changing for any termination payments after the 6th April 2018. There will be further changes in April 2019. There will now be significant...