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Childcare vouchers – remuneration or benefit?

What is a salary sacrifice scheme? A salary sacrifice scheme is where an employee gives up the right to receive a portion of their salary in return for the employer’s agreement to provide a non-cash benefit. This is often used for…

Court of Appeal judgment in the case of Dr Ewa Michalak

The Court of Appeal has passed judgment on an important case with potentially wide-ranging implications for all regulated professionals. The case concerns the question how a regulated professional person who claims to have suffered from discrimination by his/her qualifications body should…

Annual increases on compensation limits

The annual increase has been announced setting out the new compensation limits for employment law claims. The changes below will take effect from 6 April 2016: Maximum amount of a week’s pay of £479. This is used to calculate a redundancy…