Remuneration

Information on basic pay, minimum wages, bonuses, employee benefits and rules concerning the payment of wages.

United Kingdom: Government announces new job support scheme

When the current furlough-based job retention scheme comes to an end on 31st October 2020, it will be replaced by a short-time working scheme (JSS) …

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United Kingdom :: Deductions from pay

Employers are not allowed to make deductions from employees’ salaries without their prior written consent, unless the contract of employment expressly provides for such deductions to be made, or unless: it is required or allowed by law, for example, for national insurance or income tax contributions or student loan repayments; there is a statutory payment due to a public authority; it is a result of a court order; there has been an earlier overpayment of wages or expenses; or the employee has not worked due to taking part in a strike or industrial action …

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United Kingdom :: Pay statements

An employee has the right to be given by their employer a written itemised pay statement when they are paid their salary …

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United Kingdom :: Salary administration

The statutory written particulars of employment or employment contract should specify the salary due to the employee, the intervals at which it is paid, and, where appropriate, how it is calculated …

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United Kingdom :: Holiday pay

Employees receive their normal remuneration during annual leave periods, unless other arrangements have been made by individual or collective agreement …

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United Kingdom :: Executive reward

In the UK, there is no statutory limit on, or prescribed structure for, remuneration for executive directors …

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United Kingdom :: Employee benefits

The conclusion of ‘salary sacrifice arrangements’ offers employees certain benefits in kind (BIK) by way of reducing their monetary pay …

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United Kingdom :: Bonuses

Case Law Note: A case brought before the UK Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) in 2015 has shown how criteria in employers’ discretionary bonus schemes may violate disability discrimination law …

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United Kingdom :: Basic pay and minimum wage

Generally, it is for the parties to an employment agreement to agree the appropriate levels of salary …

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