Dixon v Viollet and Another: EAT 16 Sep 2010

EAT JURISDICTIONAL POINTS – Worker, employee or neither
The Claimant signed a contract of employment with T.HQ. She thought it was owned by, and the trading name of, D. She had not heard of S Ltd now in liquidation which was the owner of T.HQ and of which D was a director. On the Employment Judge’s finding of unpaid wages, the order was made against T.HQ and D jointly and severally. On appeal HELD the order was wrongly made against D. The name of the Respondent was corrected to S Ltd under Employment Tribunals Act 1996 s35 and Employment Tribunal rule 10(2)(k).
[2010] UKEAT 0342 – 10 – 1609

Updated: 28 February 2021; Ref: scu.425022