Weekly Review of Developments 19/2/2021

Posted in : Weekly Review of Developments on 19 February 2021
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Issues covered: Data Protection; Employment Status; National Minimum Wage

It is a taxing day for Uber. One might even suggest that the gig is up, as the Supreme Court rules their drivers are workers. 

This week's top stories:

  • The Supreme Court decision on the employment status of Uber drivers came out today. It has ramifications for many other employers and those who do work for them.
  • In other case reviews Jason Elliott BL considers cases involving dismissal for absence and dismissal during probation.
  • The new National Minimum Wage rates increase from April 2021 have been announced and include an increase in the top rate of 20p from £8.71 to £8.91.
  • In Coronavirus Employment-related news it has been reported that staff do not expect to return to the

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