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…Details
National Minimum Wage – facing an HMRC investigation or just want to be sure you are doing the right thing? We can help!
National Minimum Wage – facing an HMRC investigation or just want to be sure you are doing the right thing? We can help! We recently helped a client (a Field Sales Agency) successfully argue against an HMRC finding that they were not paying the NMW. NMW may be a simple concept but its calculation is…Details
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)…Details
Calculating Holiday Entitlement for part time employees or workers with no fixed hours The Law All employees and workers, including those working part time or on a zero hours or casual basis, are legally entitled to a minimum of 5.6 weeks holiday per year. For someone working 5 days a week or more this equates…Details
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…Details