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  • Date:
    1 July 2015
    Type:
    Law reports

    Case round-up

    David Malamatenios is a partner, and Krishna Santra, Sandra Martins and Colin Makin are senior associates at Colman Coyle Solicitors. They round up the latest rulings.

  • Date:
    1 June 2015
    Type:
    Law reports

    Case round-up

    John Bracken and Nancy Goldman-Edwards are trainee solicitors and Chris McAvoy, Lucy Sorell and Rachael Wake are associates at Addleshaw Goddard LLP. They round up the latest rulings.

  • Date:
    27 March 2015
    Type:
    Law reports

    Employment status: director and shareholder was an employee

    In DLA Piper's latest case report, a Court of Appeal decision shows that employment status is fact dependent and the courts can find the reality to be different to any written terms. The case acts as a reminder that directors and shareholders can be found to be employees and/or workers.

  • Date:
    1 March 2015
    Type:
    Law reports

    Case round-up

    David Malamatenios is a partner, and Colin Makin and Krishna Santra are senior associates at Colman Coyle Solicitors. They round up the latest rulings.

  • Date:
    17 December 2014
    Type:
    Law reports

    Employment status: Beauty consultant working at duty-free outlet was not employee within the meaning of the Equality Act 2010

    In Halawi v WDFG UK Ltd T/A World Duty Free [2015] IRLR 50 CA, the Court of Appeal upheld an employment tribunal's decision that a beauty consultant working at a duty-free outlet was not an employee within the meaning of the Equality Act 2010 and was therefore unable to bring a discrimination complaint in the employment tribunal.

  • Date:
    14 November 2014
    Type:
    Law reports

    Discrimination: airport beauty consultant not in "employment"

    The Court of Appeal has given guidance on employment status for the purposes of discrimination claims where a person provides services through his or her own business.

  • Date:
    1 September 2014
    Type:
    Law reports

    Case round-up

    Gerri Hurst, Sinead Keenan, Carly Mather, Joelle Parkinson and Mark Rose are associates at Addleshaw Goddard LLP. They round up the latest rulings.

  • Date:
    1 March 2014
    Type:
    Law reports

    Case round-up

    David Malamatenios is a partner and Krishna Santra, Sandra Martins and Colin Makin are senior associates at Colman Coyle Solicitors. They round up the latest rulings.

  • Date:
    4 February 2014
    Type:
    Law reports

    Employment status: Church of England clergyman can proceed with employment claims

    In DLA Piper's case report, the Employment Appeal Tribunal allowed the appeal of a Church of England minister whose claims for unfair dismissal and suffering a detriment following the making of a protected disclosure were struck out at a pre-hearing review on the basis that he was not an employee or a worker.

  • Date:
    7 August 2013
    Type:
    Law reports

    Unfair dismissal: Methodist minister was not an employee so could not claim unfair dismissal

    In President of the Methodist Conference v Preston [2013] IRLR 646 SC, the Supreme Court held that a Methodist minister did not have a contract with the church and accordingly could not pursue an unfair dismissal claim, because she was not an employee.