In Atherton v Bensons Vending Ltd, an employment tribunal held that a small employer fairly dismissed an employee who made a personal attack on the managing director on Facebook. However, the claimant's wrongful dismissal was upheld because the employer could not show that his behaviour was so serious that it was entitled to dismiss him without notice pay.
Updated to reflect the latest guidance from HM Revenue and Customs on the taxation of payments in lieu of notice.
Employers should be prepared for several tax system reforms that are due to take effect this year, including changes to the rules around payment in lieu of notice. James Medhurst, an employment lawyer at Fieldfisher, explains.
Updated to reflect changes to the rules on taxation of payments in lieu of notice from 6 April 2018.
Updated to reflect changes to the tax rules on PILON, effective from 6 April 2018.
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