Definition of an employee


  • Employees are people who work for someone under an employment contract.
  • Someone may be an employee in employment law, however, they can have different tax purposes.
  • It is the employer's responsibility to make sure that they work out every worker’s status in both tax law and employment law.

Employment rights:

Employees have additional employee rights and responsibilities, these rights do not apply to workers who are not employees. This includes:


  • Emergence time off
  • Statutory sick pay
  • Rights to request flexible working
  • Statutory Redundancy Pay
  • Paternity, statutory maternity, adoption and shared parental leave and pay.
  • If there has been unfair dismissal protection to be put into place.
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