Payment in lieu of notice (PILON)

Top 10 HR questions March 2019: Anonymous witness rights

If a witness in a disciplinary procedure wishes to remain anonymous, how can the employer balance their privacy against the...

Top 10 HR questions February 2019: Redundancy, FTCs and maternity leave

1 Mar 2019

When faced with the need to make redundancies, how should an employer decide which employees to select?
Redundancy exercises bring...

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Top 10 HR questions January 2019: Holiday pay, overtime and tax on exit payments

1 Feb 2019

How should employers deal with overtime when calculating holiday pay? Does it make a difference if the overtime is voluntary,...

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Top 10 HR questions May 2018: GDPR special category data

1 Jun 2018

Many HR professionals will have spent months preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Now it is finally in...

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The top 10 questions April 2018: taxation of termination payments and GDPR

4 May 2018

New rules on the taxation of termination payments came into force in April 2018. All payments in lieu of notice...

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Tax reform: Hidden traps in the changes to termination payments

6 Apr 2018

Employers should be prepared for several tax system reforms that are due to take effect this year, including changes to...

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How to deal with the risks of departing employees with a grudge

19 Dec 2017

Employees who are leaving under a cloud can cause problems, demonstrated recently when a Twitter employee hid President Trump’s account...

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Withdrawal of job offer made by agency costs employer £3,000

21 Aug 2016

An employment tribunal has ordered an employer to pay breach of contract damages after it withdrew a job offer made...

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Changes to tax on termination pay in April 2018

17 Aug 2016

The Government has cut back proposed changes to taxing termination payments, issuing new draft legislation that is expected to come...

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Employee notice periods: take part in our survey

25 Jul 2016

XpertHR is running a short benchmarking survey on employee notice periods, focusing on resignations outside the probationary period.
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Top 10 HR questions May 2016: Pro rata bank holidays

1 Jun 2016

With two bank holidays falling on Mondays in May, it is perhaps unsurprising that a question on pro rata bank holiday entitlement was the most popular on XpertHR in May.

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How do you calculate redundancy pay when making a payment in lieu of notice (PILON)?

11 Nov 2015

Redundancy payments are calculated based on an employee’s length of service. But what happens if an employee who is paid...

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The relationship between overtime and holiday pay has changed due to recent case law.

Top 10 HR questions October 2015: Overtime and holiday pay

3 Nov 2015

From overtime and holiday pay to safety helmets for Sikhs, we round up the most popular HR questions in October 2015.

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An A to Z of legal changes 2015/16: Your questions answered

19 Oct 2015

XpertHR’s webinar An A to Z of legal changes 2015/16 took employers through recent and upcoming developments in employment law....

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How will proposed changes affect tax free termination payments?

How could changes to tax-free termination payments affect employers?

15 Sep 2015

As part of the Summer Budget, the Chancellor announced plans to change the tax treatment of termination payments and the...

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