The Advocate General has given the opinion that, in the case of Federación de Servicios Privados del Sindicato Comisiones Obreras v Tyco Integrated Security SL and anor, peripatetic workers (those with no fixed or habitual work place) should be able to count the time spent travelling from home to the first customer and from the last customer back to their homes as ‘working time’ under the EU Working Time Directive.
In the case of Joseph v Brighton and Sussex University Hospital NHS Trust Ms Joseph brought claims against her employer for disability discrimination and unfair dismissal. Ms Joseph suffered from a blood disorder called Antiphospholipid Syndrome as well as stress/depression.
Dr Suhail provided his services to the NHS through a Co-operative whilst also practising as an out-of-hours GP. The terms of his Co-operative Membership Agreement described him as a self-employed contractor - the Co-operative were under no obligation to offer work and he was free to accept or decline any work offered. As a self-employed contractor, Dr Suhail paid his own tax and national insurance contributions. He worked for other organisations mostly on a locum basis and provided assistance to the Co-operative on a personal basis.
Jojar Singh - one of our esteemed solicitors as well as fully fledged Hampshire Chamber Asian Network chairman (or HAN if you're modish) - attended their annual property event on 19th March this year at St. Mary's Football Club.
Following the recent Queen’s Speech, the key laws that she whole-heartedly announced are gradually being discussed and implemented. One of which that seems to be heavily talked of is the Education and Adoption Bill – particularly the focus of converting ‘coasting’ schools into academies.