In Pimlico Plumbers Ltd and another v Smith, the Supreme Court unanimously held that a "self-employed" plumber qualified as a "worker" under the statutory provisions and was entitled to the rights of a worker.
In Blakely v On-Site Recruitment Solutions Ltd and another, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) allowed the appeal against the finding that the claimant was neither a worker nor an employer because the tribunal's reasoning was fundamentally flawed.
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