In 2018 the outcome of a range of UK employment law cases may have long term implications for whistle-blowers and their employers. Employees can be held liable personally for dismissal and other detriment According to the Court of Appeal in the case of Timis and Sage vs Osipov, the personal liability of … Read more
Most recently, art educators to the National Gallery to court and sought to be recognised as employees instead of freelance workers. This is a landmark case which has shifted the spotlight on the gig economy now into the realms of the public sector. The case A group of 27 artists and art lecturers were dismissed … Read more
Between April and June 2017 the number of workers whose main job was a zero hours contracts was 883,000 according to the Office for National Statistics.
There has been a fall in the number of zero hours contracts from 2.9% to 2.8% compared to the same time last year.