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The Employer's Handbook 2014-15, 10th Edition by Barry Cushway

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Writing Employment Contracts

Deciding whether someone is an employee

A key decision you have to make at the outset of any employment relationship is whether the person being employed is actually an employee and therefore subject to a whole range of employment protection measures, or whether that person is self-employed with any contract being a contract for services rather than a contract of employment.

A person is likely to be self-employed if some or all of the following conditions are met:

  • she is in business on her own account and carries all the financial risk;
  • she also works for other companies;
  • no guarantee of work is given by the company;
  • she provides her own tools and equipment;
  • she is not under the control of the company’s management; ...

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