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EAT considers employment status of director and shareholder

14 Jan, 2022

CFS Redundancy Payments Ltd report that, in Rainford v Dorset Aquatics Ltd, the EAT has upheld an employment judge’s conclusion that a director and shareholder of a company was neither an ‘employee’ nor a ‘worker’ of the company under S.230 of the Employment Rights Act 1996. Although he worked for..

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Secretary of State v Knight (2013)

17 Jan, 2019

Are directors entitled to redundancy? There is a widely held view and common belief that company directors are not entitled to redundancy pay but in limited circumstances it may be possible. When a business fails and has to go into liquidation, directors, who have invested time, sweat and money in..

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