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UK Supreme Court rejects appeal from Pimlico Plumbers in landmark gig economy case

Independent Wednesday, 13 June 2018 ()
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News video: UK court rules 'gig' plumber entitled to worker rights

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Britain's Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that a plumber hired on a self-employed basis was entitled to workers' rights, in a case that could increase pressure on firms in the gig economy to change their business models. David Pollard reports.

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