Employment Related Securities Bulletin

24 September 2018

SAYE extended pause

Autumn Statement 2017 announced an extension to the SAYE savings holiday for employees from 6 to 12 months.

From 1 September 2018 employees with a savings contract under an SAYE scheme can delay monthly contributions on a maximum of up to 12 occasions, without causing the savings contract to be cancelled.


Employment-related securities (ERS) bulletins give information and updates on developments relating to employment-related securities, including the tax-advantaged employee share schemes. Also included in this latest ERS bulletin is information on:

  • Employment-related securities annual returns

  • EMI – working time declarations

  • Most common employment-related securities issues and top things to remember