self-employment

  • Right to reside for the self-employed

    Last updated: June 22, 2017
    test case

    MH v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions C3/2015/2886

    The issue raised by this case in the Court of Appeal is whether the UK’s Immigration (EEA) Regulations 2006 must be read pursuant to EU law as providing a right to reside in the UK not only to EEA children in education whose parents have been employed persons, but also to those whose parents have been ­self-employed persons.  Regretfully the Court of Appeal has decided that there is no such requirement.

  • Right to reside and self-employment: a review

    Issue 220 (February 2011)
    article

    Martin Williams looks at some of the issues for claimants arguing a right of residence sufficient to claim means-tested benefits based on self-employment.

  • Zero-hour contracts are wrong type of growth

    April 30, 2014
    press release

    Commenting on new analysis published today by the Office for National Statistics showing the number of zero-hour contract jobs is higher than previously thought, Imran Hussain, Head of Policy, Rights and Advocacy for Child Poverty Action Group, said:

    “It’s not enough to look at how much the economy is growing, we need to look at how the economy is changing too. We need a recovery all can share in and which isn’t built on the backs of more working families stuck in low pay or the insecurity of zero-hour contracts.

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