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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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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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On 23 June 2016, the UK held a referendum on its membership of the EU, with a majority voting in favour of the UK leaving the European Union (EU), also known as 'Brexit'....

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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 NICs charges on...

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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,...

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From 6 April 2017, the income tax and National Insurance contributions (NICs) advantages where benefits in kind are provided through salary sacrifice arrangements...

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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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