Expert advice about Casual Workers – avoiding disputes over employment status

Casual Workers – avoiding disputes over employment status

The three categories of employment status are employee, worker and self-employed. When considering the status of ‘casual workers’, the key question is commonly whether they are employees or workers.Employers often use the term ‘casual’ interchangeably with ’employee’ and ‘worker’. Under the Employment Rights Act 1996, ’employee’ and ‘worker’ are two different categories of status, with…