TITLE

TRIBUNALS TAKE STAND ON ILLEGAL CONTRACTS

AUTHOR(S)
Mordsley, Barry; Davies, James
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
People Management;10/18/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 21, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on several cases involving illegal employment contacts. In Enfield Technical Services Ltd v Payne, the tribunals did not allow unfair dismissal claims based on illegal contracts. In Grace v BF Components Ltd., the tribunal found Grace's contract was legal up to when he was told he was an employee, rather than a contractor, and from when he was put on the books. Contracts of employment are illegal where the parties misrepresent or conceal the true facts of their employment relationship.
ACCESSION #
27629072

 

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