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Monthly Archives: January 2018

PILONs, tax and termination payments

New rules are planned to come into force from 6 April 2018 which will affect the taxation of some non-contractual payments in lieu of notice. Background In general, if a …

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Detriment and knowledge

The Employment Appeal Tribunal in the case of Malik v Cenkos Securities Plc has held that a person who is alleged to have subjected a whistleblower to detriment must personally …

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Refusal to work

The Court of Appeal in the case of Rochford v WNS Global has held that it was not unfair to dismiss an employee when he refused to work following a …

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Unfair dismissal and expiry of fixed term contracts

The Employment Appeal Tribunal in the case of Royal Surrey County NHS Foundation Trust v Drzymala has considered unfair dismissal in relation to the expiry of a fixed term contract. …

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Scope of whistleblower protection

The Employment Appeal Tribunal in the case of Parson v Airplus International Ltd has confirmed that a disclosure made by an employee in their own self-interest will not qualify as …

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