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Tribunal Awards


 

Type of Payment

MAXIMUM COMPENSATION – From 6 April 2017 - 5th April 2018

MAXIMUM COMPENSATION – From 6 April 2016 - 5th April 2017

Limit on a week’s pay (gross) e.g. statutory redundancy pay

£489 £479

Unfair dismissal basic award

£14,670

 

(20 x 479 x 1.5) i.e. 20 years` service for those aged 41 and over (1)

£14,370

 

(20 x 475 x 1.5) i.e. 20 years` service for those aged 41 and over over (1)

Statutory redundancy payment

£14,670

 

(20 x 479 x 1.5) i.e. 20 years` service for those aged 41 and over

£14,370

 

(20 x 475 x 1.5) i.e. 20 years` service for those aged 41 and over

Unfair dismissal compensatory award

£80,541 if lower, 52 weeks’ gross pay (2)

£78,962 if lower, 52 weeks' gross pay  (2)

Unfair dismissal additional award

 

(Failure to comply with an order for re-instatement or re-engagement)

52 weeks’ pay, up to £25,428

 

(Minimum of 26 weeks’ pay or £12,714)

52 weeks’ pay, up to £24,908

 

(Minimum of 26 weeks’ pay or £12,454)

Guarantee pay limit for a day’s pay during short-time or temporary lay off

£27.00 a day (subject to a maximum of 5 days or £135.00 in any 3 months)

£26.00 a day (subject to a maximum of 5 days or £130.00 in any 3 months)

Breach of right to be accompanied

2 weeks’ pay, up to £978

2 weeks’ pay, up to £958

Breach of contract cases heard in the employment tribunal (not civil courts)

£25,000

£25,000

Failure to consult over collective redundancies

90 days’ gross pay (no cap) 90 days’ gross pay (no cap)

Failure to inform and/or consult over a TUPE transfer

13 weeks’ gross pay (no cap) 13 weeks’ gross pay (no cap)
Failure to give statement of employment particulars

4 weeks’ pay, up to £1,956 (minimum 2 weeks’ pay, up to £978)

4 weeks’ pay, up to £1,916 (minimum 2 weeks’ pay, up to £958)

Breach of flexible working regulations

8 weeks’ pay (up to £3,912)

8 weeks’ pay (up to £3,832)

Discrimination

Race, sex, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief and age.

No Limit

Compensation for injury to feelings can be awarded for discrimination.

No Limit

Compensation for injury to feelings can be awarded for discrimination.

Notes

1.  There is a minimum award (£5,970 from 6 April 2017) in exceptional cases – where the reason or principal reason for dismissal is trade union membership or activities; activities as a health and safety representative; duties as an occupational pension scheme trustee; functions or activities as an employee representative or candidate; or working time grounds.

2.  There is no limit on the compensatory award for unfair dismissal where the reason or principal reason for dismissal/selection for redundancy is:

• For reasons connected with health and safety

• That the employee made a protected disclosure (whistleblowing)