Monthly Archives: July 2018

Extending the effective date of termination in cases of gross misconduct

Lancaster and Duke Limited v Ms V Wileman Summary Following a recent decision from the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) it has been clarified that when an employer has a genuine entitlement to summarily dismiss an employee on the cusp of … Continue reading

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Court of Appeal Rules on Sleep-ins

In a significant ruling, the Court of Appeal has determined care workers who work ‘sleep-ins’ are not entitled to be paid the national minimum wage for every hour of a sleep-in. Background In 2017, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) considered … Continue reading

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Update: Taxation of Termination Payments

In a sign that they intend to fully enforce the new rules, HMRC has begun asking housing associations to confirm that they have been fully implementing the new legislation on the taxation of termination payments. The Changes From 6 April … Continue reading

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