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IWGB wins second major test case for couriers in the so called “gig-economy”

The Independent Workers’ Union of Great Britain (IWGB) has won its second major legal victory against companies that bogusly classify their workers as independent contractors. 445 more words

Review on Employment Tribunal fees Unpaid Britain’s response

On 31st January 2017 the government published a review of the introduction of Employment Tribunal fees. In this report they set out some of their findings and their proposal for reforms to fees. 87 more words

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Minimum wage offenders in London: distorted perceptions of delinquency

In October 2013, a new “name and shame” regime was introduced for employers who had been identified as breaching National Minimum Wage (NMW) regulations. Since then, the government’s business ministry (now known as BEIS – pronounced as “baize”), has been… 1,241 more words

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Floating In The Air

Thanks to all our readers and commentators who have been very patient about our court ruling on not publishing comments during the Employment Tribunal involving Wirral Council which has been held over the last couple of weeks. 532 more words

Court Out

Thanks to all those who have expressed an interest or forwarded information and comments about the court case involving Wirral Council currently unfolding in the Liverpool Civil & Family Court . 45 more words

Ghosting, Phoenix companies and other grim tales of unpaid Britain

While people flock to see the latest supernatural creatures in JK Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, real life shape-shifters and disappearing acts receive much less attention. 1,161 more words

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WCHP - More "Foul Language"

During the Employment Tribunal WCHP’s legal representative made a big issue of the alleged use of the word “fuckwit”.  He even went to the effort to “look up the meaning of this word in the dictionary” and went on to explain that it meant a “a stupid or contemptible person”.  194 more words