Labour & European Law Review
04 July 2013
According to research published last week, claimants who appeal against a tribunal decision have a better chance of success at an Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) if the decision is made by a judge sitting alone.
Section 230 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 (ERA) defines an employee as someone who has entered into or works under a contract of service or apprenticeship.
To be protected under the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE), an employee has to be employed immediately before the transfer.