Decision details

Additional payment in light of disapplication of Public Sector Exit cap

Decision Maker: Executive Member (Resources)

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes



Recommendations approved.


Reasons for the recommendation(s):

1.  The proposal to reimburse the employee follows Treasury guidance relating to employees affected by the payments cap that was implemented within The Restriction of Public Sector Exit Payments Regulations 2020, which have now been revoked.

2.     This also ensures that the individual concerned receives their contractual entitlement.

Alternative options considered and rejected

1.  Not paying the compensation, which could be challenged as a breach of contract for which there is no longer legislative protection.



Publication date: 29/04/2021

Date of decision: 29/04/2021

Effective from: 07/05/2021

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