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Contracts of employment: Shop manager is an independent contractor

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    Duke v Martin Retail Group plc EAT/647/92 (0 other reports)

The EAT holds in Duke v Martin Retail Group plc that despite the high degree of control exercised by the company, the overall effect of a shop manager's contract, under which he had day-to-day control of the running of the business and responsibility for the employment and payment of his own staff, pointed to him being an independent contractor rather than an employee.

The Martin Retail Group plc owned 764 newsagents shops in the UK.