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Last year, the London Central Employment Tribunal held that the Claimants, London-based Uber drivers, were “workers” and that accordingly they should be entitled to basic protections such as national minimum wage and holiday pay. Uber’s appeal against this decision was heard at the end of September 2017. Today, Her Honour Judge Eady QC, who heard the appeal, handed down her Judgment upholding the Employment Tribunal’s judgment and dismissing Uber’s appeal.
The legal battle between Uber and drivers Yaseen Aslam and James Farrer regarding “employed worker status” has reached the Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT).
Bates Wells Braithwaite, the B Corporation and national law firm, has been appointed by the lead claimants in a landmark employment rights case against gig employer Uber.
Bates Wells Braithwaite has been appointed to the London Universities Purchasing Consortium (LUPC) as a “one-stop-shop” provider across all legal services.
BWB's Paul Jennings has won a landmark ruling at the Central London Employment Tribunal against one of the UK’s largest courier companies in a test case concerning the employment rights of bicycle couriers.
On the first anniversary of Shared Parental Leave (SPL) coming into force (on 6th April 2016) Bates Wells Braithwaite (BWB) has surveyed 100 employers of different sizes, from across a range of sectors.
Bates Wells Braithwaite (BWB) is extremely pleased to confirm its appointment to the Single Source Regulations Office (SSRO) legal services framework.