Unfair Dismissal: Increase In Upper Compensation Limit

1st February 2013


The limit on the amount of the compensatory award for unfair dismissal is set to increase from 1 February 2013. The current maximum of £72,300 is to increase to £74,200 due to inflation.

The maximum amount of a week’s pay for the purpose of calculating the basic or additional award of compensation for unfair dismissal or redundancy payments will be increased to £450. This increase on the previous limit of £430 applies from 1 February 2013.

The Gov.uk website includes a calculator of statutory redundancy entitlement.

Internet links: Legislation Gov.uk calculator

Posted – 01/02/2013