TUPE protection extends to workers as well as employees - Dewhurst v Revisecatch Ltd (t/a Ecourier) [ET] 30.10.19 (Unreported)
Those who were "workers" under the Working Time Regulations 1998 reg.2(1), and the Employment Rights Act 1996 s.230(3)(b), were also "employees" under the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 reg.2(1).https://www.bailii.org/uk/cases/UKET/2019/2201909_2018.html
Category: Employment » Employment status; Transfer of undertakings; Working time. Area(s) of law: Employment.
Source:  UKET 2201909/2018.