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Following The Supreme Court’s ruling in Newcastle Upon Tyne NHS Foundation Trust v Haywood that the claimant’s notice period started on the day she read the letter of redundancy, not from the date when it was actually delivered, employers should review their employment contracts and amend them accordingly if the timing of an employee’s notice period is relevant.

“Gig” economy business model is on the rise

Employment status was a particularly hot topic in 2016, and the so-called “gig” economy business model is on the rise. The highly publicised case brought against Uber by two of its drivers will have significant implications for businesses with large self-employed workforces, and the trend looks set to continue throughout 2017 with a similar ruling against London plumbing firm Pimlico Plumbers.
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