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PostPosted: Sat Jun 20, 2020 12:11 pm 
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In this particular case the esscort is in receipt of his old age pension as well as his money from the job. The business owner is not registered as an employer.


Not being privvy to all the facts means im unable to make a judgement but if the guy is happy with £4/hr...

I totally fail to see how a driver doing a job for me can be self employed but an escort cannot be..



But that is the argument regarding all drivers are employees not self employed.Thus the operator/proprietor would have to pay for holidays,sickness benefit,national insurance and pension contributions.


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 20, 2020 6:35 pm 
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Firm I work with has dozens of school escorts and they are all on the cards.

And get paid at least minimum wage and have 'workers' rights.

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 23, 2020 6:24 pm 
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I totally fail to see how a driver doing a job for me can be self employed but an escort cannot be..

Try checking what an escort does against the criteria for being self employed. For instance can the escort pass his work to another person?


well, yes he could

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 23, 2020 10:26 pm 
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wannabeeahack wrote:
grandad wrote:
wannabeeahack wrote:

I totally fail to see how a driver doing a job for me can be self employed but an escort cannot be..

Try checking what an escort does against the criteria for being self employed. For instance can the escort pass his work to another person?


well, yes he could

Well most of leicestershires escorted contracts require a regular escort. Are you ssaying that if an escort can't work on a particular day they can send their mate without asking the contract holder first?

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 24, 2020 1:17 am 
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wannabeeahack wrote:
grandad wrote:
wannabeeahack wrote:

I totally fail to see how a driver doing a job for me can be self employed but an escort cannot be..

Try checking what an escort does against the criteria for being self employed. For instance can the escort pass his work to another person?


well, yes he could

No they cannot not,contractor is the only person who can change escort and must inform school transport that they have,reason for doing so and ensuring the replacement has a permit.


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 24, 2020 1:47 pm 
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look, whatever YOU think about it peter, firstly your figure of £4/hr if for the whole trip could be £8/hr if applied to "occupied" time (kid onboard) and second, you have no power to object, ask LCC for their thoughts/guidance..

lastly if the guy is HAPPY with his wage, who are we to stick our snouts in?

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 24, 2020 2:29 pm 
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look, whatever YOU think about it peter, firstly your figure of £4/hr if for the whole trip could be £8/hr if applied to "occupied" time (kid onboard) and second, you have no power to object, ask LCC for their thoughts/guidance..

lastly if the guy is HAPPY with his wage, who are we to stick our snouts in?

It was the chap and his wife that brought it up with us.
As for weather he is being paid "whilst occupied" is ridiculouss. If you are at work for 5 hours you are at work for 5 hours and even at your £8.00 for half the job it is still below minimum wage.
Please explain why I, if I wanted to, have no power to object or report it?

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 24, 2020 6:59 pm 
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As for weather he is being paid "whilst occupied" is ridiculouss.


that's some seriously bad spelling [-X :lol:

The only person who CAN do something about it is the person themselves they can make a complaint to the authorities !

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 24, 2020 7:05 pm 
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As for weather he is being paid "whilst occupied" is ridiculouss.


that's some seriously bad spelling [-X :lol:

The only person who CAN do something about it is the person themselves they can make a complaint to the authorities !

I am having some trouble with my keyboard putting double letters in when you don't want them. Particulaly the "s" key. Maybe it could do with a cleaan. See it just did it with the "a". Damn computers!

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 30, 2020 10:43 am 
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grandad wrote:
edders23 wrote:
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As for weather he is being paid "whilst occupied" is ridiculouss.


that's some seriously bad spelling [-X :lol:

The only person who CAN do something about it is the person themselves they can make a complaint to the authorities !

I am having some trouble with my keyboard putting double letters in when you don't want them. Particulaly the "s" key. Maybe it could do with a cleaan. See it just did it with the "a". Damn computers!



Weather
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Particulaly


Blame the keys.........lol

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 01, 2020 1:51 pm 
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So, to sum up...

let em be

if he is happy, they are happy, just be happy

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