In a striking example of even the most ‘watertight’ contract drafting failing to oust the jurisdiction of Employment Tribunals, a scaffolder has successfully argued that, far from being a mere subcontractor, he was a 'worker’ within the meaning of the Working Time Regulations 1998 and thus entitled to holiday pay.
In a ringing warning to homeowners that failing to keep up with mortgage payments can have agonising consequences, a defaulter who suffered the frustration of seeing his repossessed home sold to a property developer, who turned a substantial profit, has failed to convince the Court of Appeal that he is entitled to legal redress.
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