Tagged: compensation


Annual increase in Tribunal awards and statutory payments

Tribunal compensation limits increased on 6 April 2015 under the Employment Rights (Increase of Limits) Order 2015 (SI 2015/226). The maximum compensatory award for unfair dismissal claims has increased from £76,574 to £78,335. The...


Kemeh v Ministry of Defence [2014] EWCA Civ 91

This case at the Court of Appeal considered whether the £12,000 awarded for injury to feelings by the Employment Tribunal was excessive in light of the Vento guidelines. The Employment Appeal Tribunal said it...


New Tribunal Penalties for Employers

Financial penalties are introduced for the first time for employers found by a Tribunal to have breached employment rights in an aggravated (i.e. malicious or reckless) way, where the claim is presented on or...