Cases: Employment law

Pimlico Plumbers v Smith [2018] UKSC 29

    Pimlico Plumbers v Smith [2018] concerned a status of a plumber who worked for the appellant company as self-employed.   The case summary contains 580 words. Keywords: Employment law – Plumber – Independent contractor – Agreement – Self-employed worker – Perform personally – Client or customer – Supreme Court – Appeal dismissed Facts:…

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Tariq v Home Office [2011] UKSC 35

  Tariq v Home Office [2011] concerned a non-disclosure of the full information to the claimant on account of the closed material procedure in the employment tribunal dispute.   The case summary contains 458 words. Keywords: Money laundering – Employment – Home Office – Employment – Immigration officer – Employment tribunal proceedings – Closed material…

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Crossley v Faithful & Gould Holdings Ltd [2004] EWCA Civ 293

  Crossley v Faithful & Gould Holdings Ltd [2004] is a Tort Law case concerning negligence and duty of care.   The case summary contains 411 words. Keywords: Tort Law – Employee – Disability insurance scheme – Payment of benefits – Resignation – Duty of care – Action for damages – Court of Appeal Facts: In…

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Costain Building & Civil Engineering Ltd v Smith [1999] 11 WLUK 927

Costain Building & Civil Engineering Ltd v Smith [1999] 11 WLUK 927 is an Employment Law case concerning Employment Status.  Facts: An employment agency provided an individual, Smith (S), with a role at Constain Building & Civil Engineering Ltd (CBCE) on a temporary basis for four weeks. Moreover, S had no entitlement to sick or…

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Protectacoat Firthglow Ltd v Szilagyi [2009] EWCA Civ 98

Protectacoat Firthglow Ltd v Szilagyi [2009] EWCA Civ 98 is an Employment Law case concerning Employment Status. Facts: Szilagyi (S), claimed that he was an employee and, therefore, was entitled to claim unfair dismissal. Nonetheless, his employer, Protectacoat Firthglow Ltd (P), contended that S was an independent contractor.  Issue: However, was S an employee or an…

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