Addison Lee Limited v Lange and Others

On 23 April 2021, the Court of Appeal in England held that private hire drivers were ‘workers’ and not self-employed individuals. Therefore, each driver was entitled to paid annual leave and the National Minimum Wage. Overview of Key Facts The individuals were all...

When can costs justify discrimination?

In Heskett v Secretary of State for Justice [2020] EWCA Civ 1487 the Court of Appeal held that although saving or avoiding costs cannot in and of itself justify indirect discrimination on grounds of age, an employer’s need to reduce costs in order to balance its books...