Author: Dennis Chapman
Published: September 29, 2010
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In the case of Community Dental Centres Ltd v Sultan-Darmon, Dr G Sultan-Darmon, a dentist made a claim for unlawful deductions from his wages.
In his contractual arrangement, however, it was noted that he had a right to substitute someone else for his dentistry work in his absence and this was sufficient to say he could not be considered a worker.
This case could have a bearing when considering whether ‘self employed’ people are considered workers, eg valeters/drivers etc.