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Pimlico Plumbers decision – that puts a spanner in the works!

Amidst media hype, and recent cases on employment status in the gig economy, another case has been reported which puts a spanner in the works for companies arguing that they engage “self-employed contractors” and not workers.  The Court of Appeal upheld the EAT decision that Mr Smith, who was a plumber for Pimlico Plumbers Limited (PP), was a worker, rather …

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Technological revolution: employment reconfiguration or decimation?

It may sound dramatic but it seems the World Economic Forum had a point when branding the practical impact of digital innovation as an industrial revolution of our time. In a recent survey carried out globally of 500 C level executives, over 90% stated that their organisations’ workforces will need to change substantially as smart technologies become more widely used. …

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