UK Employment Alert: Agency Workers - Who Does Employ Them?

April 2007
Venulex Legal Summaries;2007 Q2, p1
The article discusses the case Heatherwood and Wexham Park Hospitals NHS Trust versus Kulubowlia, in which the British Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) rejected the suggestion that an individual supplied to an end user via an agency was employed by the end user under an implied contract of employment. It provides a background on the case. In a separate case, the agency not only acted as agent for the individual but also acted as agent for the end user. It mentions the introduction of the Agency Workers Bill.


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