C for Casual WorkersPosted in : Essential Guide to Employment Contracts on 8 October 2013
Kiera Lee writes:
The term Casual worker has no legal definition. It generally refers to workers engaged on an ad hoc basis. Despite that intention the arrangement may result in a more formal relationship. The recent case of Drake v Ipsos Mori UK Ltd  UKEAT/0604/11 is a reminder of this.
Casual workers may become more attractive to employers in light of the Agency Workers Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2011and can provide employers with a higher degree of flexibility than part time employees who are protected by the Part-time Workers (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations
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