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
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.
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