Critically evaluate the difference between workers, independent contractors and employees, taking account of recent case law. Outline the implications for employers and employed staff.

Has to be complete in 6hrs- (00.00 hrs UK time)

Please do not take on assignment if you can not complete in 6 hours

Question

.     Critically evaluate the difference between workers, independent contractors and employees, taking account of recent case law.  Outline the implications for employers and employed staff.

 

Word count or equivalent: 1500 words, + or – 10% (maximum = 1650 words)

Assessment criteria:

These express the criteria against which achievement of the learning outcomes will be assessed

Organisation and Coherence                                                                                 10 marks

Clear structure and presentation

Introduction must state an aim and explicitly identify relevant arguments and areas to be addressed. These areas must be followed up logically in the study Firm conclusion of the areas discussed

Content                                                                                                                      20 marks

Related to area of study, demonstrate originality and creativity, Knowledge and understanding must be applied to practice

Clarity of Expression                                                                                               10 marks

Areas must be clearly expressed, articulate and fluent Accurate spelling and grammar

Level of Analysis and Synthesis                                                                             30 marks

Clear critical analysis and synthesis of issues, well integrated and evaluated

Use of Literature showing appropriate knowledge and understanding            20 marks

Appropriate use of academic literature research

Quality of referencing                                                                                              10 marks

All key sources must be cited, and consistent and accurate use of Harvard referencing must be maintained

It is suggested that writing of the assignment takes into account the following points:

  • Organised      around a clear and logical structure of transparently stated, relevant      themes as   sub-headings
  • Contains      a critical evaluation of relevant literature
  • Contains      an analysis of practice that integrates with theory and critically      evaluates one in relation to the other
  • Achieves      a balance of roughly 50-50 between coverage of literature and practice
  • Keeps      a sharp focus on the brief given throughout
  • Offers      conclusions which highlight evaluation of practice and integrate      reflectively with cited sources in the literature
  • Offers      recommendations containing proposals to address the issues identified in      the analysis
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