Autoclenz Limited v Belcher  IRLR 820
Meaning of ‘employee'
27 July 2011
Lord Hope, Lord Walker, Lord Collins, Lord Walker
If a contract for individuals to provide their services to an organization is drawn up so as to make it appear that they are not employees or workers as defined in the employment legislation, but those terms do not reflect the true relationship between those individuals and the organization, and if the reality is that the individuals are employees, then they are to be treated as employees.
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