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meanttobeworking
29th November 2017, 11:52
Court backs salesman's claim for 13 years of holiday pay - BBC News (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-42164201)

LondonManc
29th November 2017, 12:16
Throughout the article, the firm are referred to as the "employer" rather than the client. I wonder if Hector will be checking that he's paid the correct tax?

Darren at Fox-Bartfield
29th November 2017, 17:35
Can see this being the next PPI type cash cow for solicitors going forward, no win no fee basis! :fight:

eek
29th November 2017, 17:48
Throughout the article, the firm are referred to as the "employer" rather than the client. I wonder if Hector will be checking that he's paid the correct tax?

No because he is a worker so covered by one set of rules for employment and another for tax.

It may give Hmrc an incentive to ensure employment and tax laws relating to work match each other

washed up contractor
29th November 2017, 18:56
Throughout the article, the firm are referred to as the "employer" rather than the client. I wonder if Hector will be checking that he's paid the correct tax?

A common misunderstanding. He may have the status of 'worker' rather than contractor \ self employed.

SueEllen
29th November 2017, 22:00
A common misunderstanding. He may have the status of 'worker' rather than contractor \ self employed.

The article states:
"After he was dismissed from the firm, a UK tribunal ruled that Mr King should have been classified as a worker. "

So workers have employers and freelancers have clients.

poorautojobber
30th November 2017, 19:01
So do you think he got caught inside by Hector and thought bugger it I need the cash to pay 13 years back tax? I'd imagine 27k won't touch the sides!

SueEllen
30th November 2017, 19:12
So do you think he got caught inside by Hector and thought bugger it I need the cash to pay 13 years back tax? I'd imagine 27k won't touch the sides!

Won't work for us.

We work through limited companies and aren't sole traders so the rules are different.