Sreekanta v Medical Relief Agency (Stoke-on-Trent) Ltd EAT/536/91

Reports relating to this case:

  • Contracts of employment: Locum doctor was not an employee

    1 June 1994

    A doctor who did part-time deputising work was not an employee of the relief call-out agency, holds the EAT in Sreekanta v Medical Relief Agency (Stoke-on-Trent) Ltd. The doctor had been able to choose when he attended for work, and the agency had exercised minimal control over what he did. Furthermore he had been paid and taxed as though self-employed.