Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2006] All ER (D) 167 (Mar)
Court: Employment Appeal Tribunal
Judge:

Judge McMullen QC

Representation Peter Goodbody (instructed by Ricksons, Preston) for the first employee.
  Peter Goodbody (instructed by DLA, Liverpool) for the second employee.
  Matthew Smith (instructed by Halliwells LLP, Manchester) for the employer.
Judgment Dates: 3 November 2005

Catchwords

Employment - Contract of service - Legality - Provision calculated to deceive revenue authorities - Employer raising defence to claims for unfair dismissal that contracts tainted by illegality - Whether employment tribunal chairman entitled to find contract not illegal and tribunal having jurisdiction to hear substantive claims.

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