WorkLife: Remuneration

Our thoughts on the world of employment law - and beyond.

Reflections on bankers remuneration

Reflections on bankers remuneration

Regulation in financial services is increasing and pay is changing as a result.  With six different Remuneration Codes, the rules facing firms are complex and often confusing. 

Off-payroll working in the public sector

Off-payroll working in the public sector

Before our brains switch fully to Christmas mode (I've already had two nightmares about sprouts), a quick flag for any public sector employers: from April 2017 it will be your responsibility to decide whether someone performing 'off-payroll' work for your organisation (ie a worker providing services through a personal service company, or through some other intermediary such as a partnership) is covered by the intermediaries tax legislation.

Sir Richard Branson - family friendly trailblazer or cynical marketing ploy?

Sir Richard Branson - family friendly trailblazer or cynical marketing ploy?

Just as employers (and, dare I say it, more than a few employment lawyers) have emerged from putting a cold towel over their heads after trying to decipher and implement the details of the shared parental leave legislation, and work out who gets paid what and when, Sir Richard Branson and Virgin have blown the story out of the water with his announcement of one year’s full pay for employees who take shared parental leave regardless of gender .  It has been heralded in some quarters as a trium...

A quick guide to taxation of termination payments

A quick guide to taxation of termination payments

Q: When is pay in respect of a bonus not taxable? A: When it’s compensation for alleged discrimination!  A quick guide to taxation of termination payments  

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