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26 July 2022
Uber ruling prompts new government guidance on workers’ rights
Following the 2021 Supreme Court ruling that found Uber drivers are classed as workers under UK law, the government has launched new guidance on employment status.
Designed to be used by HR, employers and anyone working in the UK, the guidance puts forward definitions of employee, worker (also known as limb (b) workers) and self-employment.
It also outlines the different employment rights granted to employees and workers.
Nick Le Riche, partner in BDB Pitmans’ employment team, comments on the government’s consultation on employment status published today.
The full article is available to read here.