¶12570 Earnings periods for new and leaving employees
Difficulty or uncertainty is often caused when employments begin or end.
The first payment above the lower earnings limit (see ¶12500) gives rise to a contribution liability in respect of a new employee, but the earnings period is that which will apply for the future (e.g. a week or month), not the length of time between the date on which the employee joins and the date of payment, which may be only a few days.
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