Employment tribunal award limits increase

Implementation date: 6 April 2020

The Employment Rights (Increase of Limits) Order 2020 (SI 2020/205) increases the limits applying to various tribunal awards and other amounts payable under employment legislation, including the maximum amount of a week's pay for the purpose of calculating the basic award for unfair dismissal and a redundancy payment, which increases to £538, and the maximum amount of the compensatory award for unfair dismissal, which increases to £88,519.

The order applies where the event that gives rise to the entitlement to the payment occurs on or after 6 April 2020.