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Changes to Termination Payments and National Insurance contributions

Changes to Termination Payments and National Insurance contributions

The current position is that non-contractual termination payments are exempt from National Insurance contributions. From April 2018, employers National Insurance will be payable on non-contractual termination payments over £30,000. This will bring the position regarding National Insurance in line with that of income tax. Read more

Demotion for gross misconduct is not constructive dismissal

Demotion for gross misconduct is not constructive dismissal

In the Employment Appeal Tribunal case of Wells v Countrywide Estate Agents t/a Hetheringtons, it was held that… Read more

Sacked for exaggerating sickness

Sacked for exaggerating sickness

Essentially the case of Metroline West v Ajaj was regarding Mr Ajaj misleading his employer over the extent… Read more

Discrimination in advertisements

Discrimination in advertisements

The Equality and Human Rights Commission have published some very useful … Read more

Increase to Compensation Limits

Increase to Compensation Limits

For dismissals that take place on or after 6th April 2016, the maximum award for a week’s pay has increased from £475 per week to £479. Additionally, the maximum compensatory award has increased… Read more

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