Termination Payments

Taxation of Termination Payments: What’s happening?

Taxation of termination payments – what’s happening? In such a complicated area, we set out the basic points taking into account the changes to National Insurance that are on their way. PILONS: Since April 2018, the amount of basic pay that an employee would have received if they had worked their notice in full, is…

brexit and employment law

Employment Law and Brexit – Latest!

Employment Law and Brexit – Latest! Essential background In June 2018, The European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (EUWA) was passed, providing for the UK to leave the EU on ‘exit day’ and providing for the content of a withdrawal agreement (if approved by Parliament) to be reflected in domestic law. The European Union (Withdrawal Agreement)…


Increases to Compensation Limits

Increases to Compensation Limits   Tribunal compensation limits will increase on 6 April 2019 under the Employment Rights (Increase of Limits) Order 2019 (SI 2019/324). The maximum compensatory award for unfair dismissal will rise from £83,682 to £86,444. The maximum amount of a week’s pay, used to calculate statutory redundancy payments and various awards including…