A major employment law decision, By Liz MacDonald

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Further to my article of 21 February about the importance of employment status, and the highly talked about Pimlico Plumbers case, a decision has been reached by the Supreme Court.

They have dismissed the appeal and upheld the decision of the Employment Tribunal and the Court of Appeal.

They agreed that Gary Smith’s work for Pimlico Plumbers did amount to employment and that he was a worker. The decision now means that Gary Smith can take action against Pimlico Plumbers for claims including unfair dismissal.

Read a full article at https://www.lawgazette.co.uk/law/supreme-court-dismisses-appeal-in-pimlico-plumbers-employment-case/5066462.article