The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has made The Employment Rights (Increase of Limits) Order 2016 containing the annual increases in compensation payments. The changes were laid before Parliament on 6th March 2016 and apply to dismissals (or detriments, etc.) on or after 6th April 2016.
The main changes (and they’re not going to break the bank) are:-
- a week’s pay – £479 (currently £475)
- maximum compensatory award – £78,962 (currently £78,335)
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