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The Pimlico Plumbers case is a big challenge to Britain’s gig economy
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The Pimlico Plumbers case is a big challenge to Britain’s gig economy

NEVER before has a humble plumbing firm been the subject of such intense public interest. On February 20th Britain’s Supreme Court was filled with lawyers, trade unionists and businesspeople. They had come to watch the first day of a hearing involving Pimlico Plumbers, a middle-class favourite, and one of its former engineers, Gary Smith. The…