Compensation payouts set to increase

have been warned to make their employment tribunal procedures watertight as
tribunal compensation payouts for unfair dismissal are set to rise.

1 February 2001 the compensation claim ceiling will rise from £50,000 to £51,700,
and when compensation for past services is added some claims could reach

Carr, personnel services officer for the Eastern District Council, said, “It is
another reason for employers to tighten up their procedure, although the £50,000
limit for unfair dismissal was already incentive enough for employees.”

Paul Nelson

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