New rules on the taxation of termination payments came into force in April 2018. All payments in lieu of notice will now be subject to tax and national insurance.
The taxation of payments in lieu of notice is the subject of the most popular FAQ on XpertHR in April. Employers were also asking about the effect of the new rules on payments made under settlement agreements.
With less than a month to go until the GDPR comes into force, questions about the retention of personal data, subject access requests and other aspects of data protection were also popular.