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Sport and employment law – the year in review 2020/21

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Friday, 14 May 2021 By Bianca Balmelli

Welcome to the employment section of LawInSport’s Yearbook – year in review series 2020/21. This section will in part be an update to what was covered in last year’s section[1] and consider further developments that took place in the last 12 months in the UK. As such this section will cover the following:

  • The Uber case and its impact on future employee status cases in sport.
  • “IR35” tax legislation.
  • The Benefits of being an employee, specifically:
    • Developments relating to issues surrounding maternity leave.
    • Developments relating to the issue of equal pay.
    • Health and Safety relating to head injuries.
  • Brexit.

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Bianca Balmelli

Bianca Balmelli

Barrister, Littleton Chambers
Bianca joined Littleton in October 2019 on completion of her pupillage. She accepts instructions in all of Chambers’ core practice areas.

Before coming to the Bar, Bianca worked as an advocate in South Africa, where she qualified in 2013. There she advised clients on various commercial disputes, both in the High Court and in Arbitrations.

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