Employment Rights (Increase of Limits) Order (Northern Ireland) 2012 comes into force

Implementation date: 4 March 2012

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 £68,400 to £72,300. The maximum amount of "a week's pay" for the purpose of calculating basic or additional award of compensation for unfair dismissal or redundancy payment increases from £400 to £430. The Order can be viewed on the UK legislation website.