Employment Law Tribunal Maximum Awards Live as of 6 April 2022

Each year the Employment Law Tribunal awards and limits are updated, and the rates are updated annually. These are now live as of 6 April 2022.

We understand how to manage your people and importantly the processes you need to follow to ensure you remain legally compliant, we take a look and keep you up to date with the changes. The new rates are applicable to England Wales and Scotland.

The new rates are as follows:


Employment Tribunal Awards and Limits

Statutory Right

Rates in 2021

Rates from 6 April 2022

Failure to provide Statement of Main Terms2 or 4 wks pay (capped at max. 1 wks pay per wk)Remains the same as 2021
Breach of ContractAn amount equal to loss but a max of £25,000Remains the same as 2021
Unfair Dismissal

(Basic Award)

Unfair Dismissal

(Compensatory Award)

Max ££89,493 or 52 wks’ pay (whichever is the lower)

No cap for whistleblowing or H&S

Max £93,878 or 52 wks’ pay (whichever is the lower)

No cap for whistleblowing or H&S

Unfair Dismissal

(Additional Award)

Max £14,144 – £28,288Max £14,846 – £29,692
Weekly Pay for Redundancy PurposesMax £544.00Max £571.00
DiscriminationUnlimited – No CapUnlimited – No Cap
Statutory Redundancy Payment£16,320£17,130
Statutory Guarantee Pay (per day)


£30 (payable in lay off situations for max 1 working wk per 3 months)£31 (payable in lay off situations for max 1 working wk per 3 months)


*These awards and limits do not include the costs incurred as an Employer preparing and representing at tribunal.



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