In researching garden leave and payment in lieu of notice it seems that the employee’s employment ends as soon as they are paid in lieu of notice, whereas, if they are put on garden leave and asked not to work during their notice, their employment does not end until the garden leave expires. Therefore my question is what is the difference in practical terms between garden leave and paying an employee in lieu of notice and how is one implemented as opposed to the other, as I always thought they were effectively the same thing?Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A ROI on 4 December 2012
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