Employment e-Brief: Limits on tribunal awards and statutory payments to increase from April 2016
Friday 1st April 2016
Tribunal compensation limits will increase on 6 April 2016 under the Employment Rights (Increase of Limits) Order 2016 (SI 2016/288). The maximum compensatory award for unfair dismissal will rise from £78,335 to £78,962. The maximum amount of a week’s pay, used to calculate statutory redundancy payments and various awards including the basic and additional awards for unfair dismissal, also rises from £475 to £479.