The Uber appeal to the Employment Appeal Decision has today been rejected. In yet another decision which challenges the UK gig economy, Uber drivers have been found to have worker status and are not genuinely self-employed.
On Wednesday evening, 2 Temple Gardens and Constantine Law hosted a seminar entitled ‘Britain Without Free Movement of EU Workers? The Implications for Law and Business’, bringing together leading figures in the fields of commerce, politics, and academia to speak about the future of Brexit and its implications for the Law and for Business.
The Government has commissioned the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) to launch a Call for Evidence, looking at how the UK labour market will be affected by Brexit and the plans to restrict the ability of UK business to employ workers from the EEA.
Leading London firm Constantine Law has just announced plans to open a hub in Birmingham’s Colmore District. Partner John Hayes has headhunted Omer Simjee, a leading employment and business immigration lawyer in the West Midlands, to lead the business.
Since our last Employment Bulletin, the Taylor review into modern working practices has been published. The review, commission by the Government in late 2016, was headed up by Matthew Taylor, Chief Executive of the Royal Society of Arts.