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LLP members — not whistling in the dark (part two)

Dentons’ employment team recently circulated an alerter on the potential impact of the Clyde & Co v Bates van Winkelhof [2014] UKSC 32 case on limited liability partnerships (LLPs). In that decision, the Supreme Court held that members of LLPs are workers who can benefit from whistleblower protections.

In the second part of the alerter, our pensions team considers the impact on LLP pension provision.

Why does it matter that an LLP member is a ‘worker’? The short answer to this is that the auto-enrolment legislation uses the concept of ‘worker’ to decide whether a person falls within the auto-enrolment requirements…

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