National Grid Electricity Transmission plc v Wood EAT/0432/07

Reports relating to this case:

  • Employment status: Implied contract of employment between end user and agency worker

    Date:
    18 December 2007

    In National Grid Electricity Transmission plc v Wood EAT/0432/07, the EAT held that, where an individual was engaged as an agency worker, but in the course of his work entered into direct negotiations with the end user about his terms and conditions on issues relating to pay, notice and holiday, it was necessary to imply a contract of employment between him and the end user to reflect the reality of the relationship.