Tilson v Alstom Transport [2011] IRLR 169 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Employment status: Implication of employment contract between worker and end user not necessary

    Date:
    20 April 2011

    In Tilson v Alstom Transport [2011] IRLR 169 CA, the Court of Appeal held that there was no basis for the employment tribunal to imply a contract of employment between an agency worker and the end user. The fact that the claimant had rejected offers of just such a permanent contract on more than one occasion was a powerful factor pointing away from an employment relationship.

  • Case of the week: Agency workers

    Date:
    21 December 2010

    This week's case of the week, provided by Thomas Eggar, covers agency workers.

  • No automatic contract of employment for integrated agency worker

    Date:
    29 November 2010

    The Court of Appeal has confirmed that the significant integration of an agency worker into the hiring organisation will not necessarily preclude the existence of an agency relationship in which there is no contract between the agency worker and the end-user.