Monthly Archives: February 2017

Low-paid are unaware of their rights

A poll carried out among low-paid workers by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy shows widespread ignorance of their financial rights. The government is launching an advertising campaign to raise awareness, and the poll of more than 1,400 … Continue reading

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Plumber’s victory will affect ‘gig economy’

A ruling in favour of a self-employed worker claiming sickness benefit from Pimlico Plumbers could have far-reaching consequences for contractors including accountants and IT professionals, according to lawyers. The Court of Appeal rejected an appeal by Pimlico on the employment … Continue reading

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