In Secretary of State for Trade and Industry v Bottrill (1), the Court of Appeal upholds an employment tribunal's finding that a controlling shareholder of a company could also be an employee of that company for the purposes of the employment protection legislation. Whether or not such an individual is an employee can only be decided by having regard to all the relevant facts. His or her controlling shareholding is likely to be a significant fact in all situations, and in some cases it may prove to be decisive. But it is only one of the relevant factors, and is not to be ...
Secretary of State for Trade and Industry v Bottrill  IRLR 326 CA
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