Employee vs Worker vs Self-Employed

Employment status is increasingly topical with the rise of the gig-economy and greater numbers of self-employed workers. In the UK, we have three different categories of status: an employee; a worker; or a self-employed/independent contractor. But the distinction between the three categories is not always clear.

Watch the vlog below, where Simon, Laurie and Sumaiyah from the employment team take on the roles of an employee, worker and independent contractor and discuss the key differences and their statutory rights.