Employment & HR - Redundancy

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REDUNDANCY - 08.05.2024

Withholding enhanced redundancy pay

Tata Steel has threatened to withhold enhanced redundancy pay (ERP) if employees go on strike. Is it possible to change your mind about paying ERP?
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REDUNDANCY - 17.04.2024

Redundancy during pregnancy and family-related leave

You must now offer a suitable available vacancy on redundancy not only to those on maternity, adoption or shared parental leave but also to those who are pregnant or recently returned from such leave. What must you do to comply with your duties?
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TERMINATION PAY - 03.04.2024

Compensating a departing director or employee

A dispute in the boardroom has resulted in one of the directors resigning from the firm. A financial settlement has been agreed to prevent the departure becoming acrimonious. Can the company apply the £30,000 exemption to the payment?
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TERMINATION PAYMENTS - 18.03.2024

Should termination payment have been paid tax free?

The Upper Tribunal (UT) recently had to decide if the First-tier Tribunal (FTT) was wrong in ruling that a payment made on termination of employment was taxable. Why did the taxpayer believe it was and did the UT agree?
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REDUNDANCY - 06.03.2024

Failure to consider selection pool made redundancy unfair

The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that an employee’s redundancy dismissal was unfair because her employer hadn’t considered whether she should be placed in a wider selection pool. What did the employer do wrong here?
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PAYROLL - 05.03.2024

Termination payments - HMRC clearance

Informal clearance. Employers often struggle with the employee termination payments rules. One reason that employers rarely need to apply them, another is that they are especially tricky. For this reason HMRC has long been happy to give case-by-case advance guidance to employers on request. However, it’s now called time on this practice. ...
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Employment & HR - Redundancy

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TERMINATION PAY - 03.04.2024

Compensating a departing director or employee

A dispute in the boardroom has resulted in one of the directors resigning from the firm. A financial settlement has been agreed to prevent the departure becoming acrimonious. Can the company apply the £30,000 exemption to the payment?
Read more

TERMINATION PAYMENTS - 18.03.2024

Should termination payment have been paid tax free?

The Upper Tribunal (UT) recently had to decide if the First-tier Tribunal (FTT) was wrong in ruling that a payment made on termination of employment was taxable. Why did the taxpayer believe it was and did the UT agree?
Read more

PAYROLL - 05.03.2024

Termination payments - HMRC clearance

Informal clearance. Employers often struggle with the employee termination payments rules. One reason that employers rarely need to apply them, another is that they are especially tricky. For this reason HMRC has long been happy to give case-by-case advance guidance to employers on request. However, it’s now called time on this practice. ...
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