Employment Rights (Increase of Limits) Order (Northern Ireland) 2006 comes into force

Implementation date: 26 March 2006

The Order increases the limits applying to certain awards of employment tribunals and other amounts payable under employment legislation. The limit on the amount of the compensatory award for unfair dismissal increases from £56,800 to £58,400. The maximum amount of 'a week's pay' for the purpose of calculating basic or additional awards of compensation for unfair dismissal or redundancy payment increases from £280 to £290. The Order can be viewed on the OPSI website.