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Lexis®PSL Employment weekly highlights—4 February 2016

Published on: 04 February 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Lexis®PSL Employment weekly highlights—4 February 2016
  • In this issue:
  • Exploring the taxation of ‘injury to feelings’ termination payments
  • Headlines (News updates & analysis)
  • Consultation: transfer of the employment tribunal to the FTT for Scotland
  • BIS to implement Posted Workers Enforcement Directive requirements
  • Government publishes NMW data and forecasts
  • Automatic Enrolment (Earnings Trigger and Qualifying Earnings Band) Order 2016
  • Public sector to introduce name-blind recruitment to combat inequality
  • Relevant updates from other practice areas
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Employment highlights includes: (1) analysis of the Upper Tribunal (Tax and Chancery Chamber) decision in Moorthy v Revenue and Customs, on the taxation of termination payments which include injury to feelings, by Timothy Brennan QC of Devereux Chambers, (2) the Scottish Government’s consultation on transferring specified functions of the employment tribunal to the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland, (3) the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills announcement regarding implementing the Posted Workers Enforcement Directive, (4) data and forecasts published by the Government to assist the Low Pay Commission set recommendations on the National Minimum Wage, (5) the Automatic Enrolment (Earnings Trigger and Qualifying Earnings Band) Order 2016, (6) the new ‘EU-US Privacy Shield’ agreement for data transfers to the United States, (7) new content on the gender pay gap and the Trade Union Bill, (8) updates to our case and legislation trackers, and (8) dates for your diary. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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