Annual increase in maximum tribunal awards announced

The government has announced its annual increases in the maximum compensation awards that can be awarded by an employment tribunal in unfair dismissal cases.

The maximum compensation award in unfair dismissal claims has increased from £72,300 to £74,200. For redundancy payments and calculating the basic award in an unfair dismissal claim, the cap on a week’s pay has been increased from £430 to £450 per week. The increases apply for dismissals which take effect on or after 1 February 2013.

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