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A tax avoidance scheme designed to avoid income tax and national insurance contributions (NICs) known as the 'Growth Securities Ownership Plan' is ineffective and will be challenged, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has warned. 05 Feb 2016
Banks in the UK that 'buy out' a new recruit's deferred bonuses that would have been paid by the former employer had the employee stayed with them, would be required to apply malus or claw back to such buy out awards if the former employer later establishes... 15 Jan 2016
From 2015, companies must submit their year-end returns in relation to their UK employee share plans and share awards/acquisitions through a new online administration regime set up by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
This guide was last updated in April 2014.
The use of equity incentive arrangements is well recognised within the telecoms industry.
This guide was last updated in January 2016.
The European Banking Authority (EBA) has launched a consultation on draft guidelines on how financial product salespeople are paid, saying that poor remuneration policies and practices are one of the main drivers of mis-selling. 23 Dec 2015
Smaller banks and asset management firms should be subject to the same senior staff bonus rules as large firms, the European Banking Authority (EBA) has confirmed. 21 Dec 2015
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