Increase in compensation payments

BIS has made The Employment Rights (Increase of Limits) Order 2016, containing the annual increases in compensation payments, before Parliament.

It applies to dismissals (or detriments, etc) occurring on or after 6 April 2016.

The main changes are:-

  • a week’s pay – £479 (currently £475)
  • maximum compensatory award – £78,962 (currently £78,335)