Pimlico plumbers ruling to place extra burden on HR

Pimlico plumbers ruling to place extra burden on HR

A plumber has won a legal battle for working rights in a Supreme Court ruling - a case which calls into question the rights of Britain's growing cohort of freelance workers.

BBC News reports that Gary Smith, a plumber who worked at Pimlico Plumbers for six years as a contractor, paying self-employed tax and being VAT-registered, has won the battle against his employer to be classified as a worker.

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