Halawi v WDFG UK Ltd (t/a World Duty Free) [2014]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    Civ 1387
  • Legal Body
    England and Wales Court of Appeal (EWCA)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Flexible Working
Issues covered: Framework Directive 2000/78; Meaning of employee

Mrs Halawi, is a beauty consultant. She worked at World Duty Free at Heathrow. However, she provided her services through a limited company for the purpose of selling Shiseido cosmetic products in a duty free outlet managed by WDF. In a rather convoluted licence arrangement, a firm called CSA agreed to provide management services to Shiseido, including managing the staffing arrangements. Eventually, the appellant set up a limited company called Nohad Ltd. It thereafter invoiced CSA for the appellant's time and services at an hourly rate set by CSA and CSA in turn invoiced Shiseido.

In 2011 WDF withdrew the appellant's airside pass. This effectively prevented the appellant from continuing

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This article is correct at 31/10/2014

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