Robinson v Al-Qasimi Posted In: Case Law
Decision NumberEWCA Civ 862
Legal BodyEngland and Wales High Court (EWHC)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionUnfair Dismissal, Contracts of Employment, Pay and Conditions of Employment
The claimant was engaged by the respondent, the Crown Prince of Ras-al-Khaimah, for the purposes of looking after his children in the United Kingdom. The appointment letter stated that there would be a ‘management fee’ of £34,000 and that the claimant would be responsible for their own tax.
The respondent took the view that the claimant was self-employed but after receiving advice it was clear that she should be regarded as an employee and taxed at source. The claimant requested that she be placed on a PAYE Scheme and that she was entitled to £37,000 net (there had been an increase the ‘management fee’ at this point).
The respondent began to take deductions
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