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Addison Lee's Landmark Ruling is Another Win for Drivers

Minicab company Addison Lee has been making headlines after a tribunal ruled that its drivers are workers, not self-employed contractors.  It now looks likely that the company will have to make payments to each driver of around £10,000, relating to unpaid holiday pay and making wages up to the national minimum, with the total bill …

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The Importance of Tyre Checks to Your Business

An 18 month investigation carried out by Bridgestone and Highways England – the company responsible for operating, maintaining and improving the country’s motorways – has found that nearly three-quarters of tyre-related motorway accidents could potentially have been avoided by simple tyre checks. The research showed there are several reasons why tyres eventually wear and tear, …

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Understanding Employment Status: What you need to be aware of when using sub-contractors or self-employed drivers

Earlier in the year Uber was hitting the headlines after losing its appeal against a landmark ruling which ordered it to treat ‘partner drivers’ as workers (you can read our blog on this here), and it seems that courier giant, Hermes, is about to lose the same battle. An employment tribunal ruling has found that …

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