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  • S 1217N(3) modified by 2010 c. 4 s. 357UI (as inserted) by 2015 c. 21 s. 1

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Redundancy payments etcU.K.

1239Redundancy payments and approved contractual paymentsU.K.

(1)Sections 1240 to 1242 apply if—

(a)a company with investment business (“the employer”) makes a redundancy payment or an approved contractual payment to another person (“the employee”),

(b)the payment is in respect of the employee's employment wholly in the employer's investment business or partly in the employer's investment business and partly in one or more other capacities, and

(c)expenses of management of the business are deductible under section 1219.

(2)For the purposes of this section and sections 1240 to 1243 “redundancy payment” means a redundancy payment payable under—

(a)Part 11 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 (c. 18), or

(b)Part 12 of the Employment Rights (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 (S.I. 1996/1919 (N.I. 16)).

(3)For the purposes of this section and those sections—

  • contractual payment” means a payment which, under an agreement, an employer is liable to make to an employee on the termination of the employee's contract of employment, and

  • a contractual payment is “approved” if, in respect of that agreement, an order is in force under—

    (a)

    section 157 of the Employment Rights Act 1996, or

    (b)

    Article 192 of the Employment Rights (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 (S.I. 1996/1919 (N.I. 16)).

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1Ss. 1238-1242 applied (with effect in accordance with s. 148 of the amending Act) by Finance Act 2012 (c. 14), s. 81(2)(3)(7) (with s. 147, Sch. 17)

1240Payments in respect of employment wholly in employer's businessU.K.

(1)This section applies if the payment is in respect of the employee's employment wholly in the employer's investment business.

(2)The amount of the payment is treated for the purposes of Chapter 2 as expenses of management.

(3)The deduction allowable by virtue of this section for an approved contractual payment must not exceed the amount which would have been due to the employee if a redundancy payment had been payable.

(4)If the payment is referable (see sections 1224 to 1227) to an accounting period beginning after the business has permanently ceased to be carried on, it is treated as referable to the last accounting period in which the business was carried on.

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1Ss. 1238-1242 applied (with effect in accordance with s. 148 of the amending Act) by Finance Act 2012 (c. 14), s. 81(2)(3)(7) (with s. 147, Sch. 17)

1241Payments in respect of employment in more than one capacityU.K.

(1)This section applies if the payment is in respect of the employee's employment with the employer—

(a)partly in the employer's investment business, and

(b)partly in one or more other capacities.

(2)The amount of the redundancy payment, or the amount which would have been due if a redundancy payment had been payable, is to be apportioned on a just and reasonable basis between—

(a)the employment in the investment business, and

(b)the employment in the other capacities.

(3)The part of the payment apportioned to the employment in the investment business is treated as a payment in respect of the employee's employment wholly in the investment business for the purposes of section 1240.

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1Ss. 1238-1242 applied (with effect in accordance with s. 148 of the amending Act) by Finance Act 2012 (c. 14), s. 81(2)(3)(7) (with s. 147, Sch. 17)

1242Additional paymentsU.K.

(1)This section applies if the employer's business, or part of it, ceases (permanently) to be carried on and the employer makes a payment to the employee in addition to—

(a)the redundancy payment, or

(b)if an approved contractual payment is made, the amount that would have been due if a redundancy payment had been payable.

(2)If—

(a)the additional payment would not otherwise be deductible under section 1219, but

(b)that is only because the business, or the part of the business, has ceased to be carried on,

the additional payment is deductible under section 1219 as expenses of management.

(3)The deduction under this section is limited to 3 times the amount of—

(a)the redundancy payment, or

(b)if an approved contractual payment is made, the amount that would have been due if a redundancy payment had been payable.

(4)If the payment is referable to an accounting period beginning after the business or the part of the business has ceased to be carried on, it is treated as referable to the last accounting period in which the business, or the part concerned, was carried on.

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1Ss. 1238-1242 applied (with effect in accordance with s. 148 of the amending Act) by Finance Act 2012 (c. 14), s. 81(2)(3)(7) (with s. 147, Sch. 17)

1243Payments made by the GovernmentU.K.

(1)This section applies if—

(a)a redundancy payment or an approved contractual payment is payable by a company with investment business (“the employer”),

(b)a payment to which subsection (2) applies is made in respect of the payment, and

(c)expenses of management of the business are deductible under section 1219.

(2)This subsection applies to—

(a)payments made by the Secretary of State under section 167 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 (c. 18), and

(b)payments made by the Department for Employment and Learning under Article 202 of the Employment Rights (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 (S.I. 1996/1919 (N.I. 16)).

(3)So far as the employer reimburses the Secretary of State or Department for the payment, sections 1240 to 1242 apply as if the payment were—

(a)a redundancy payment, or

(b)an approved contractual payment,

made by the employer.

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C2S. 1243 applied (with effect in accordance with s. 148 of the amending Act) by Finance Act 2012 (c. 14), s. 81(2)(3)(7) (with s. 147, Sch. 17)

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