Everybody is entitled to basic employment rights, although some rights are reserved for workers or employed people.
There are three main types of employment status:
- Self employed
And your employment rights depend on your employment status and your status may differ from the one you think you have. It also may differ from the one your employer says you have.
The well-publicised cases about uber drivers and couriers have shown that it’s not always easy to work out your employment status.
You may be losing out on holiday pay, or not being paid minimum wage or sick pay because your incorrect employment status. You may be treated as self-employed and our experienced employment law specialists can help you work out what your legal status is, and what you might be entitled to.
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Employment Status Fees
We offer a professional yet personal service at competitive prices, so you can be sure to receive a great value service with peace of mind over costs. We will always provide you with clear information about the costs involved in us handling your case.
There are a range of payment options depending on your case. Howells provides services with a range of fixed fees or competitive and affordable hourly rates. If your case is suitable and after an assessment of the case we believe it has good merits, we can also offer a damages based agreement (also known as ‘no win, no fee’). For further information see here.
2 steps to contacting Howells:
We’ll listen carefully to you, clarify what you’re trying to achieve, and then explain if and how we can help you. We will take some initial information and liaise with a legal professional regarding your case. If it looks like we can help, we will book you in for a consultation with a legal professional.
Our Employment team, is renowned for its no-nonsense, energetic and pragmatic approach. Its success isn’t just down to its extensive knowledge of the law, it’s also the way we pride ourselves on putting our client first, getting to know you and understanding what you want to achieve. To get the best results for you and achieve commercially sensible outcomes it is essential that we understand your business.