02 February 2009

Employment news: Changes to compensation limits from 1st February 2009


The Government announced the revised tribunal compensation limits in December 2008. The key changes are:

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Old limits

New limits

Limit on amount of compensatory award for unfair dismissal:

Old limits

£63,000

New limits

£66,200

Maximum amount of “a week’s pay” for the purpose of calculating a redundancy payment or for various awards including the basic or additional award of compensation for unfair dismissal:

Old limits

£330

New limits

£350