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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...

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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...

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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...