Employment rights awards limit increases

United Kingdom

The Government has put an order before Parliament to increase rates in cases and rights within the Employment Tribunals jurisdiction.

The key changes, due to come to effect on 1st February 2006, are:

  • the limit on the amount of a weeks pay increases (by £10) to £290, including for redundancy pay
  • the maximum compensatory award for unfair dismissal increases (by £1600) to £58,400.

A full list of the changes is available at: