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A not-for-profit organisation
committed to injured people

Identifying employment situations

All levels - 1 hour

(Please note that the number of CPD hours may be subject to change)

Join Brett Dixon, APIL Senior Fellow and author of the APIL Guide to Accidents at Work Second Edition, for a look at this important area. 

This webinar will help you be able to identify whether there is an employer/employee relationship between the claimant and the defendant. Understanding this will help you win cases for your clients.

The webinar will look at:

  • Why the distinction matters
    • The structure of the health and safety regulations
    • The special nature of the employers liability duty of care
    • Defective work equipment cases after the Enterprise Act
    • Understanding the relationship test in vicarious liability 
  • What is the distinction in practical terms
    • The case law that you need to know
    • The different aspects of the test
    • The importance of control
  • Recent case law examples
    • Of how the distinction works
    • The difference it can make
  • Practical steps to take
    • When taking cases on
    • Gathering evidence
    • Making decisions
    • Applying the law


1 person - member/accredited firm: £85 + VAT
1 person - non-member: £115 + VAT
Small office (2 - 6 people): £150 + VAT
Large office (7 people or more): £185 + VAT
Whole organisation (All staff at all offices): £375 + VAT


All people registered for live webinars will automatically be emailed details to view the on-demand learining following the webinar, whether you view live or not. Webinar recordings are available to view for up to six months.

08 Mar 2024

On-demand recording
From 08 Mar 2024 to 08 Sep 2024