The Government has cut back proposed changes to taxing termination payments, issuing new draft legislation that is expected to come into force in April 2018.
On this week's XpertHR Weekly, we look at some of the difficult issues that can arise during notice periods.
This week's case of the week, provided by DLA Piper, covers notification of termination of employment and pay in lieu of notice.
A model letter responding to an employee's resignation confirming payment in lieu of notice.
A model policy to set out the circumstances in which an employee will be required to work his or her notice period and the employer's expectations of the employee during the notice period.
Definition from the XpertHR glossary.
In Cavenagh v William Evans Ltd  IRLR 679 CA, the Court of Appeal held that an employer that elected to terminate a contract of employment by making explicit use of an express pay in lieu of notice clause could not avoid the obligation to make the payment in lieu of notice by relying on prior misconduct by the employee that was not noticed until after the dismissal.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to payments in lieu of notice.