Cap on public sector exit payments is lifted after BMA’s legal challengeBMJ 2021; 372 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.n456 (Published 16 February 2021) Cite this as: BMJ 2021;372:n456
- Abi Rimmer
- The BMJ
A cap that limited exit payments made to public sector workers to £95 000 (€109 000; $132 000) has been lifted after a legal challenge from the BMA.
In October last year the UK parliament approved government plans to place a £95 000 cap on exit payments—which include redundancy payments, severance packages, and other payments made as a result of terminating …