Manager Employment Contract with PILON

Manager Employment Contract With PILON

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This Manager Employment Contract with PILON is intended for use when you want more detailed provisions than are to be found in the Statutory Minimum Employment Contract, but do not need all the restrictive covenants you will find in the Executive Employment Contract. Instead, this contract includes a tightly drawn confidentiality clause and an exclusivity of service clause.

This contract has been recently updated to include new and improved clauses providing enhanced protection for the employer.

The Pensions Act 2014 introduced a new state pension for people reaching state pension age on or after 6 April 2016, replacing the previous basic state pension and additional state pension and ending contracting out for defined-benefit schemes. This employment contract has been updated accordingly with the removal of the clause referring to the contracting out certificate.

The contract makes it clear that the employee needs to work flexible hours, and will not be entitled to remuneration for overtime. It also states that the employee may be required to travel, within the UK and overseas. There are optional clauses relating to bonus scheme and company car.

This Manager Employment Contract with PILON is compliant with the Employment Rights Act 1996, the Employment Act 2002 and the Working Time Regulations 1998.

The contract includes a PILON or “payment in lieu of notice” clause. You should include a payment in lieu of notice (PILON) clause if you want to have the option of making a payment instead of allowing the employee to continue working their full notice period. The PILON would cover salary until the end of the notice period together with the cash equivalents of any benefits in kind. The benefit of a PILON clause is that you are able to request the employee to leave immediately without breaching the contract of employment and therefore the integrity of the confidentiality and exclusivity clauses.

There is also an optional Garden Leave clause. Garden leave is where the employee is required to serve out the notice period at home, which can be used as an alternative to making a payment in lieu of notice on termination.

This contract contains the following clauses:

1. General
2. Date of Commencement/Continuous Employment
3. Duties
4. Hours of Work
5. Place of Work
6. Remuneration, Expenses and Deductions
7. Company Car
8. Collective Agreements
9. Holidays
10. Sickness Absence
11. Pension
12. Non-Compulsory Retirement
13. Health Insurance and Other Benefits
14. Maternity Leave
15. Paternity Leave
16. Exclusivity of Service
17. Confidential Information
18. Grievance procedures
19. Discipline
20. Termination of Employment
21. Gardening Leave
22. Company Property
23. Staff Handbook
24. Data Protection
25. Changes to Terms and Conditions of Employment
26. Severability
27. Governing Law

This contract is in open format. Fields should be completed where indicated.

Clauses with optional and alternative phrases
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