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Produced in partnership with Jenny Wheater of Duane Morris LLP [insert date of letter] This document summarises certain changes to the contractual terms and conditions of...

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The purpose of this Practice Note is to explain the key age discrimination issues that can arise in relation to the design and operation of various different types of...

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This Precedent is a sample bonus schedule, to be inserted as a schedule to an employment contract or director’s service agreement, providing for entitlement to an annual...

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Bonuses can be a very effective tool to motivate and retain employees while allowing businesses to control wage costs. In certain sectors and industries (eg the financial...

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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the transitional arrangements provided in Part 4 of the October 2019...

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[TO BE TYPED ON COMPANY HEADED PAPER] [insert date] [insert name of employee] [insert address] Dear [insert name] The [insert name of company] Bonus Scheme I am delighted...

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1 Bonus—example 1 1.1 You [will OR may, at the sole and absolute discretion of the Employer] be entitled to receive a bonus [each year ][calculated by reference to...

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1 If, at any time in the [three] years following the payment of a bonus to you, the [Board OR Remuneration Committee] determines in its absolute discretion that any of...

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The Consumer Credit Act 1974 (CCA 1974), the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (FSMA 2000) and the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Regulated Activities...

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This Practice Note covers the statutory, regulatory and corporate governance framework for directors’ remuneration reports (including the directors’ remuneration policy),...

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This Practice Note outlines the regulatory framework for remuneration of directors of quoted and unquoted traded companies against the current backdrop of increased...

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This Practice Note focuses on the additional statutory and regulatory requirements applicable to UK listed companies in relation to directors’ service contracts, covering...

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What are discretions in employee share schemes? It is common to see contracts include powers for a party to determine a particular matter ‘in its absolute discretion’....

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Leaver provisions and different types of scheme When drafting a set of share plan rules or option or award agreement, a company will wish to make clear what will happen...

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Employers frequently grant equity awards and cash bonuses to incentivise key employees. The first part of this Practice Note focuses on key considerations with awards...

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What are leavers? Departing individuals are known generically as ‘leavers’ but the reason behind the departure will usually result in different treatment as either a...

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Specific rules in the benefits code in ITEPA 2003, Part 3 apply to 'employment-related loans' and, in certain circumstances, impose income tax and National Insurance...

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The gender pay gap reporting obligations are set out in the following pieces of legislation: • Equality Act 2010 (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations 2017, SI...

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On 6 April 2017, the Equality Act 2010 (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations 2017 (the Regulations), SI 2017/172 came into force. Under the Regulations, SI 2017/172,...

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Produced in partnership with Lewin Higgins-Green of Macfarlanes LLP HMRC Non-Statutory Clearance Team S0563 Saxon House 1 Causeway Lane Leicester LE1 4AA [insert date of...

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FORTHCOMING CHANGE: Following consultation, on 11 February 2020, the government announced certain changes to the national minimum wage (NMW) rules, including amendments...

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Introduction Partnerships of all sizes often struggle to devise a remuneration structure for their partners that is fair, rewards the 'right' behaviours and encourages...

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FORTHCOMING CHANGE: from 6 April 2021, the off-payroll IR35 regime currently applicable to public authorities will be extended to all medium and large private sector...

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FORTHCOMING CHANGE: in January 2020, the government carried out a review into the implementation of the proposed changes to the off-payroll IR35 rules (as are set out...

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FORTHCOMING CHANGE: in January 2020, the government carried out a review into the implementation of the proposed changes to the off-payroll IR35 rules (as are set out...

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This Practice Note explains the anti-avoidance legislation that applies where an individual worker provides services to an end client through an intermediary, such as a...

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