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Cap on public sector exit payments is lifted after BMA’s legal challenge

BMJ 2021; 372 doi: (Published 16 February 2021) Cite this as: BMJ 2021;372:n456
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. 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 …

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