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Editor's message: When an employee leaves, the employer will need to work out what payments are due to the employee up to the termination date.
In addition to salary, the employee may also be entitled to accrued but untaken annual leave, owed a bonus, commission, overtime or work-related expenses.
If the employee has taken more holiday entitlement than he or she has accrued, the employer has the right to deduct the appropriate amount from the employee's final pay, provided that this has been agreed in writing in advance.
Madeleine Graham, managing editor, employment law
A worker's annual leave can be carried over into the following holiday year if sickness absence prevents holiday from being taken. But what if a worker is prevented from taking leave for other reasons beyond their control?
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HR and legal information and guidance relating to payments on termination.