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Taxation of termination payments and P45
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • June 3 2011

Whilst there will not be any changes to the tax treatment of termination payments, the way that such payments are treated for PAYE purposes has changed


Agency workers
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • February 14 2007

Triangular agency arrangements, where an agency supplies a worker to an end user, are commonplace


Employee’s fiduciary duties
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • February 14 2007

All employees have an unwritten fiduciary duty to their employer which includes an obligation not to work for a competitor while still employed by the employer


Unfair dismissal compensation
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • February 14 2007

Compensation for unfair dismissal is only intended to cover actual loss


Time limits
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • February 14 2007

Where the statutory grievance procedure is relevant, the time limit for bringing an unfair dismissal claim can be extended if the statutory grievance procedure is invoked ‘within the normal time limit’


Employment update: discrimination
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • March 6 2007

If an employee wants to claim unlawful discrimination, is it ever sufficient for him or her simply to say ‘I was blackfemaledisabled and I was treated less favourably?’


Time limits
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • March 6 2007

There are strict time limits for bringing discrimination claims


Work-related stress
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • March 6 2007

Where an employer should reasonably have foreseen that pressure of work would cause an employee to have a breakdown, the employer will be liable to compensate the employee for any injury or financial loss suffered as a result


Employment update: transfer of undertakings
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • March 6 2007

The TUPE Regulations protect employees’ existing contract terms and statutory rights when there is a change of employer on the transfer of an undertaking


Employment update: transfer of undertakings (2)
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • March 6 2007

Employers cannot rely on TUPE to avoid liability under employment contracts that have been varied post-transfer