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Landmark judgment on worker status confirms another huge success for Bates Wells' Employment team >

In November 2017, the Employment Appeal Tribunal upheld the Employment Tribunal’s decision that the Claimants in this case, all of whom are current or former London-based Uber drivers, were “workers” and consequently entitled to basic protections such as national minimum wage and holiday pay. Uber’s appeal against this decision was heard in the Court of Appeal at the end of October 2018.

Posted on 19 Dec 2018 in BWB News Read More >

Bates Wells responds to Cairncross Review >

Lawrie Simanowitz, partner in the Bates Wells Charity & Social Enterprise team, has responded to a consultation launched by the Cairncross Review. The review is the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport’s (DCMS) investigation into how sustainable, high-quality journalism can be nurtured at a time when the media continues to face significant commercial challenges.

Posted on 09 Oct 2018 in BWB News Read More >

BWB Compliance headcount grows with ex-Metro Bank hire >

BWB Compliance has appointed Jacob Copeland to the role of Adviser in its growing team of financial regulation experts. In his new position Jacob will look to advise banks and building societies on the sector’s latest regulatory changes by drawing on previous roles at the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and one of the sector’s most well-known challenger banks.

Posted on 18 Sep 2018 in BWB News Read More >