Motorola Ltd v (1) Davidson and (2) Melville Craig Group Ltd [2001] IRLR 4 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Hidden responsibilities

    Date:
    1 June 2001

    A recent decision by the EAT could have huge implications for employment agencies and their clients. In future employers may have to think very carefully about their operating practices when taking on agency staff. Failure to do so, warns Anthea Lawrence, could result in costly court actions

  • Employment status: Client of employment agency had sufficient control to be employer of agency worker

    Date:
    15 January 2001

    In Motorola Ltd v Davidson and another, dealing solely with the issue of control, the EAT holds that a client of an employment agency had sufficient control over the worker assigned to it to sustain a finding that it was in fact the employer of the worker.