Monthly Archives: August 2018

“Independent Contractor” is no longer a nailed-on defence for those outside of a traditional contract of employment – Barclays Bank Plc v Various Claimants [2018] EWCA Civ 1670

Last month the judgment in Barclays Bank v Various Claimants was handed down and, despite not being a direct employee of Barclays, the bank was found to be vicariously liable for the sexual assaults a doctor committed on young women whilst examining them on its behalf.  The bank required applicants for employment to undergo a […]