New tribunal award limits come into force

Implementation date: 1 February 2011

The Employment Rights (Increase of Limits) Order 2010 (SI 2010/2926) increases the limits of certain employment tribunal awards and other amounts payable under employment legislation. The maximum unfair dismissal compensatory award rises from £65,300 to £68,400 and the maximum amount of a week's pay for the purpose of calculating a statutory redundancy payment and the basic and additional awards for unfair dismissal increases from £380 to £400. The rise in the limits applies where the event that gives rise to the award or payment occurs on or after 1 February 2011. The Order can be viewed on the UK legislation website.
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