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Briefing quick find:

Are referees employees?

No – according to the First Tier Tax Tribunal. Background HMRC argued that the Professional Game Match Officials Limited (PGMOL) was the employer of a group of football referees, and therefore there was income tax and NICS due. The principal issue in the…

Uber – The final chapter?

Uber has lost its appeal against an Employment Tribunal ruling that its drivers should be classed as workers rather than self-employed. In October 2016, the Employment Tribunal held that Uber drivers were workers and not self-employed. The significance of this case…

The Taylor Review

The long awaited Taylor Review was published on 11 July 2017 amid much media attention. The report, which was commissioned by Theresa May in 2016, seeks to undertake a wide-ranging review of employment legislation and practice in light of recent changes…