Robinson v His Highness Sheikh Khalid Bin Saqr Al Qasimi [2020]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    UKEAT/0106/19/RN
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal, Contracts of Employment, Pay and Conditions of Employment
Issues covered: Illegality; Contract of Employment; Unfair Dismissal

The claimant was engaged by the respondent, the Crown Prince of Ras-al-Khaimah which is one of the seven United Arab Emirates, for the purposes of looking after his children in the UK.  On appointment, the letter stated:

‘You will be paid a management fee for undertaking this work at the rate of £34,000 per year.  You will be responsible for your own tax on that payment.’

This salary was later increased to £37,000 and the respondent still thought that the claimant was self-employed.  However, after engaging tax consultants the advice was that she would actually be employed and

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This article is correct at 10/02/2020
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Jason Elliott BL
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