The XpertHR "how to" section provides practical guidance for employers on
paying an employee in lieu of his or her notice period. The guide looks at
when it might be appropriate to make a payment in lieu of notice and the
relevance of whether or not there is a payment in lieu of notice clause in the
The calculation of a payment in lieu of notice can present complications; the
guide explains what should be covered by the payment, including how to deal with
accrued holiday entitlement and benefits in kind. Practical considerations
such as the importance of clearly communicating the position to the employee are
also dealt with.
Contractual rights on termination
The XpertHR employment law manual sets out the law on payments in lieu of
Consequences of making a payment in lieu
of notice The XpertHR quick reference section sets out the different
consequences depending on whether or not there is a contractual payment in lieu
of notice clause.
The XpertHR FAQs section answers employers' questions on payments in lieu of