Unlike other gig economy employers, Deliveroo does not currently have to pay National Minimum Wage, holiday pay or sick pay to its riders (or ‘Roos’). But that position may be set to change.
Lawyers should ensure that their clients are not caught out by quiet amendments to the First-tier Tribunal procedure rules, that make an already tight deadline for permission to appeal applications even tighter in immigration and asylum cases.
A cycle-courier with Addison Lee who was found by a Tribunal to be entitled to basic employment rights has had his claim upheld by the Employment Appeal Tribunal, after it rejected the company’s arguments entirely.
Employers and employees affected by Windrush cases are unlikely to gain much assistance from the Home Office’s latest guidance on right to work checks for Commonwealth citizens.
In a welcome judgment, the Court of Appeal has upheld the unfair dismissal claim of a domestic worker subjected to ‘shockingly’ bad treatment over a 4-year period.
This international commercial dispute gave rise to allegations of ‘unconscious bias’ on the part of a Judge of the Cayman Islands Grand Court. The resulting decision highlights that the perception of judicial independence is crucial.