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EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Short-term contracts and Equality Act protection

07 September 2016  

The Court of Appeal has considered whether two court interpreters could bring discrimination claims despite ostensibly being self-employed. Helen Cookson and Anna Scott report

In a recent decision, the Court of Appeal has emphasised the importance of taking mutuality of obligation into account when determining employment status.

Additional Info

  • Case(s) Referenced:

    C-256/01 Allonby v Accrington & Rossendale College [2004] ECR 1-00873

    Clyde & Co LLP & anor v Bates van Winkelhof [2014] UKSC 32

    Jivraj v Hashwani [2011] UKSC 40

    Quashie v Stringfellows Restaurant Ltd [2012] EWCA Civ 1735

    Secretary of State for Justice v Windle and Arada [2016] EWCA Civ 459

Last modified on 07 September 2016