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Quashie v Stringfellows Restaurants Ltd [2012] UKEAT 0289_11_2604

Posted In: Case Law
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal
Issues covered: Employment Status

This case concerned the employment status of a Lap Dancer: was she an employee or selfemployed? Secondly, if she is an employee, was the contract performed illegally so as to disentitle her to enforce a claim of Unfair Dismissal? The Claimant was employed as a lap dancer by the well-known Peter Stringfellow. She commenced employment with the Respondent in June 2007. She provided lap dancing services for the Respondent until 12 December 2008 when she was dismissed by the Respondent for misconduct for allegedly dealing drugs. The Claimant

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This article is correct at 04/05/2012
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