When is a self-employed person/entrepreneur to be deemed a dependent employee?

In regard to the delimitation between self-employment and being an employee or having an employee-like job relationship, the following usual generally recognised meanings in employment law are to be taken as guidelines:

  • Personal dependence (employer’s right to issue instructions)
  • Economic dependence
  • Personal obligation to work
  • Integration of the employee into the organisation of the business
  • Lack of business risk

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