Archived—2020 Case tracker—Employment
Archived—2020 Case tracker—Employment

The following Employment practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Archived—2020 Case tracker—Employment

This case tracker contains a selection of significant employment judgments handed down in 2020. Information relating to ongoing cases of significance can be found in Practice Note: Case tracker—Employment.

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Case NameNumberTopicMain issueCase history
Varnish v British Cycling Federation t/a British CyclingUKEAT/0022/20Employment statusWhether an Olympic funded athlete is an employee or worker so as to be able to bring claims of sex discrimination, detriment for whistleblowing, victimisation and unfair dismissal. The ET held that the claimant was not an employee or worker of British Cycling or UK Sport, see report of 28 January 2019. The EAT agreed with the ET and dismissed the claimant’s appeal, see News Analysis: When a contract falls outside the employment field altogether (Varnish v British Cycling Federation) (24/7/20).Rejected by EAT under rule 3(7) in September 2019. Appeal allowed to proceed at Rule 3(10) hearing on 17 December 2019. Hearing in EAT on 19–20 May 2020. EAT judgment handed down on 14 July 2020.
HMRC v Professional Game Match Officials Ltd[2020] UKUT 0147 (TCC)Employment statusWhether Level

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