Barclays Bank plc v Various Claimants: further blurring boundaries in employment status?’

“In a judgment handed down on 1 April 2020, the Supreme Court reversed the decisions of Nicola Davies J (as she then was) and a unanimous Court of Appeal, allowing the appeal on the ground that no vicarious liability can lie for the acts of an independent contractor: Barclays Bank plc v Various Claimants (‘Barclays’). This was one of a pair of decisions, each concerned with a limb of the vicarious liability test …” (more)

[Anna Williams, UK Human Rights Blog, 28 July]

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