But you are also your own employer, you effectively pay employer taxes as well, but you cannot operate like an employer - e.g. you cannot offset legitimate business cost against tax.
Jesse Norman said:
“Those who wish to challenge their employment status for rights can take their case to an employment tribunal, regardless of their tax status.”
This means if you are unhappy about your lack of employment rights, you can sue your own company!
The way to tell small businesses to go f themselves.