Further to the recent Supreme Court ruling against Uber, it is now more crucial than ever that employers apply the correct employment status to their employees. An ’employment status’ is an employees legal status at work.
It can be determined by:
• the type of employment contract they have
• the way they get paid
• who is responsible for paying their tax
• the employees rights and responsibilities and those of their employer
Having a written contract provides more certainty over an employees status and can make it easier to resolve any disputes. At Atoll HR we provide expert guidance and advice on how to apply the correct status, we also supply be-spoke and legal employment contracts. Contact us if you would like our support.
Every employer needs to follow the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) rules, if you are unsure about a HSE rule, or want to check your