Your “employment status” is your legal status at work and it really matters because it affects what employment rights you’re entitled to and what can be expected of you. There are 3 main types (a) Worker (b) Employee or (c) Self-employed. It’s crucially important for both employers and the people doing work for them to know exactly what the relevant status is. Unfortunately, this is often unclear where the parties have not given it sufficient thought and/or failed to issue the correct paperwork.  We can help guide you in this complicated area of employment law.