Updated Tribunal Compensation guide payments for 2020

 

Each year Employment Tribunal awards increase, we use these as a guide and can share with you the updated guidance as of 6 April 2020 which outlines the basic awards at Tribunals.

 

 

Failure to give written statement of particulars (Contracts of Employment):

  • From 6 April 2020: £1,076 or £2,152 (two or four weeks’ pay capped at the statutory amount)

 

 

Maximum guarantee payments:

  • From 6 April 2020: £30 a day (maximum £150, five days in any three-month period)

 

 

Maximum week’s pay for calculating redundancy and unfair dismissal basic award:

  • From 6 April 2020: £538

 

Maximum basic award for unfair dismissal and statutory redundancy payment:

  • From 6 April 2020: £16,140 (30 weeks’ pay subject to the limit on a week’s pay)

 

Minimum basic award for dismissal on trade union, health and safety, occupational pension scheme trustee, employee representative and on working time grounds only:

  • From 6 April 2020: £6,562

 

Maximum compensatory award for unfair dismissal:

(unlimited for certain automatically unfair dismissals, for example, health and safety or whistleblowing)

  • From 6 April 2020: £88,519

 

Additional award for failure to comply with reinstatement or re-engagement order:

  • From 6 April 2020: £13,988 – £27,976 (26-52 weeks’ pay maximum)

 

 

Minimum compensation for employees excluded/expelled from trade union:

  • From 6 April 2020: £10,022

 

 

Failure to allow right to be accompanied correctly:

  • From 6 April 2020: £1,076 (two weeks’ pay capped at the statutory amount)

 

Flexible working regulations:

  • From 6 April 2020: £4,304 (eight weeks’ pay capped at the statutory amount)

For more details, see The Employment Rights (Increase of Limits) Order 2020.

 

Personal injury compensation limits:

  • From 6 April 2020, the Vento bands for calculating injury to feelings awards in discrimination claims for England and Wales increase as follows:
  1. Lower band £900-£9,000
  2. Middle band £9,000-£27,000
  3. Upper band £27,000-£45,000
  4. Exceptionally serious cases could exceed the £45,000 cap.

 

 

 

If you need any Employment Law assistance contact one of our team and a member of our legal team will be happy to assist you.

 

 

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