Updated to reflect that the Court of Appeal will hear the appeals in Ali v Capita Customer Management Ltd and Hextall v Chief Constable of Leicestershire Police on 1 May 2019.
Academics, students and leading politicians have launched a boycott of the University of London in support of outsourced workers who have demanded equal terms and conditions with directly employed staff.
The High Court has held that Deliveroo riders are self-employed and cannot form a collective bargaining unit.
In Addison Lee Ltd v Lange and others, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that drivers who worked within the employer's private hire business were workers rather than self-employed.
Addison Lee has lost its claim at the Employment Appeal Tribunal that its drivers were self-employed.
A judge who is attempting to be recognised as a "worker", therefore entitling her to certain employment rights, is taking her appeal to the Supreme Court.
Prime minister Theresa May is planning a series of measures to toughen workers' rights, including the ending of the Swedish derogation rule that allows employers to pay agency workers less than their permanent counterparts.
Updated to include a reference to the Government's response to the consultation.
Almost half of self-employed people aged over 25 are earning less than the minimum wage, according to new research.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to employment status.