Posted by Henna Elahi | Solicitor
On 23rd March 2017
The recent Court of Appeal decision in Pimlico Plumbers & Charlie Mullins v Gary Smith sets out important guidance for establishing employment status.
The Pimlico Plumbers case
Gary Smith is a plumber. Between August 2005 and April 2011 he carried out plumbing work for Pimlico Plumbers. In January 2011 he suffered a heart attack and was dismissed in May 2011. Mr Smith claimed that he was unfairly or wrongfully dismissed.