Author Archive | Andrea Paxton

Taxation of termination payments

Taxation of termination payments Changes in the way in which termination payments are taxed will come into force from 6 April 2018. The key changes are: • Currently, if an employer makes a “payment in lieu of notice” or “PILON” to an employee who is leaving, and there is no right in the employee’s contract […]

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An early Christmas present from the CJEU?

The latest judgment in the holiday pay case law saga has sent again sent ripples through the HR and employment law community and has the potential to prove costly for some employers. Mr King worked for The Sash Window Company Limited from 1 June 1999 until 6 October 2012, when he retired.  Throughout that period […]

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Asda loses its appeal in the initial stages of a multiple equal pay case

Asda has been in the news recently regarding an equal pay case in the Employment Appeal Tribunal (“EAT”).  The case has been brought by a group of predominantly female shop workers who are claiming equal pay to a group of largely male distribution workers.  Asda appealed an employment tribunal decision on a preliminary issue relating […]

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