Employment status is increasingly topical, particularly in the gig-economy. But the distinction between employee / worker / independent contractor is not always clear. Watch the vlog below, where I discuss the key differences and statutory rights alongside my colleagues in the Employment team at Linklaters.
Employment status is increasingly topical with the rise of the gig-economy and greater numbers of self-employed workers. In the UK, we have three different categories of status: an employee; a worker; or a self-employed/independent contractor. But the distinction between the three categories is not always clear.