Watson v Wallwork Nelson Johnson & Johnson [2024]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    EAT 105
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Employment Status; Unfair Dismissal

Summary Description:
Claimant found to be a partner, rather than an employee, and could not bring a claim for unfair dismissal.

The claimant commenced his work with the respondent in October 2010 as a trainee tax consultant. He gained tax adviser status and continued to work for the respondent. In March 2019 discussions were entered into about the claimant becoming an equity partner. This took effect in April 2019 and the claimant ceased to be on the respondent’s payroll and stopped receiving payments to the auto-enrolled pension scheme. He also received a P45 stating his leave date was 23rd April 2019. There were then subsequent discussions about the rate of pay as well as some

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This article is correct at 09/07/2024

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