Are you an employee or a contractor, and why should you care?

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By Andrew Andreyev. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
Over the past couple of decades there has been a clear shift away from ‘traditional employment’, and towards people acting as independent contractors or ‘freelancing’. But working out when you are genuinely a contractor, and when you are still seen by the law as an employee, is not an easy task. Whether the law sees you as an employee or an independent contractor has an impact on a number of important aspects of your working life. On the flip-side, if you are an employer, understanding who are your ‘employees’ is equally important – as it will dictate the extent of your responsibilities.

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