Welcome to the first edition of Workplace Law 2019! In this edition we look at the updates on the Government’s Good Work Plan, the gig-economy Uber case, and the ICO’s no-deal Brexit data protection advice.
The Government’s Good Work Plan
Move over 2019, we’re already looking at April 2020! In December 2018, the widely-anticipated Good Work Plan was published, outlining the “Government’s vision for the future of the UK labour market”.
Uber drivers are “workers”, and are entitled to minimum wage, annual leave and unlawful deduction protection
The Uber case was one of the first and arguably the most high-profile Gig Economy cases that contested whether the individual Uber driver was self-employed or a worker.
ICO reiterates data protection advice in the case of a no-deal Brexit
The Information Commissioner’s Office has provided six practical steps for companies, including employers, to take in order to prepare for a ‘no-deal’ Brexit situation.
A warm welcome to Eleanor Hobbs who started with Thomson Snell & Passmore at the beginning of this year.