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0.5 days
195 GBP excl. VAT
Full time
Professional Training
Next available date: 22/10/2021 - Online courses
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195 GBP

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195 GBP

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195 GBP

Course description

Termination Payments - Half-Day Course in Final Payments for Payroll Staff - CIPP

This Termination Payments course outlines the specifics, legal requirements and practical application of processing termination payments for employees.

Attendees of this course will gain an understanding of which termination payments are due under which circumstances, how they are calculated and further implications based on tax, NICs and the HMRC interpretation of contractual entitlement versus tax free payments. PAYE procedures and calculation of net amounts according to the 'Gourley Principle' will also be discussed.

On completion, participants will be able to:

  • Fully understand which type of termination payment is due and know the tax and NICs treatment applicable
  • Accurately calculate the payment(s) due
  • Be able to correctly record and report the various types of termination payments

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Suitability - Who should attend?

This Termination Payments course is designed for individuals who are responsible for final payments to employees due to termination of contract.

Training Course Content

This course is designed to cover the following areas:

  • The ‘Gourley Principle’ - tax and NICs treatment
  • Restrictive covenants
  • PILONs
  • Redundancy
  • Damages
  • Breach of contract
  • Injury and disability
  • Compromise agreements
  • Holiday pay
  • Timing of payments
  • Benefits under a retirement benefit scheme
  • Loan write-offs
  • Benefits in kind
  • Exemptions
  • Death
  • Recording and reporting requirements


The cost of this course is as follows:

  • For CIPP members: £95.00 + VAT
  • For non-members: £195.00 + VAT

The CIPP can also customise and deliver this course as in-house training for your organisation.

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The Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals (CIPP)

           Leading the profession through education, membership and recognition Established in 1980 as an official industry body, the Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals (CIPP) is the only Chartered institute for payroll, pensions and reward professionals in...

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Goldfinger House
245 Cranmore Boulevard, Shirley
B90 4ZL Solihull

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Average rating 5

Based on 4 reviews.

The pace of the course was excellent and Sylvia was really down to earth with her teaching style and approach.
Well delivered and particularly relevant in the current economic climate. Vera Cunningham MCIPPdip, Spirit Group Limited
I found the tutor to be very friendly and knowledgeable. Anne Anderson MCIPPdip, University of Stirling
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